Christian_Boeck_57

automatically starting Agents via SMGR

Discussion created by Christian_Boeck_57 on Aug 23, 2017
Question from customer:
We would like to register windows agent as a service so agent can be started after vm restart. 
I have install the service manager and UC4 service is running. However, it does not start the windows agent when service is running. Any idea?

Answer:
You can 
1.) define the automatic start over the GUI of the SMGR dialog or

2.) Every Automic Service Manager contains a .smd file and a .smc file. 
The smd file contains the list of components you want to start (Work processes + Agents) 
The smc file tells you if a service will be startet automatically. 
For example my WIN01 Agent looks like this in the smc file: 

without automatic start: 
!AIT 5 
!REATE win01 

with automatic start: 
WAIT 5 
CREATE win01 

That means after the start of the ServiceManager it will go through the whole .smc file and if there is a WAIT command it will wait and start the process.

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