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Running Call Accounting Mate as a Windows Service
« on: January 15, 2005, 03:24:00 AM »
Please note : This FAQ is only applicable to versions 2.6.1.70 and below. Version 2.6.1.71 onwards have Windows Service support built in and this document is not applicable.

To run CAM as a Windows service, you need to download the CAM servicer add-on by clicking at http://www.callaccounting.ws/release/setupcamsrv.exe
 
To install the add-in on your system and run CAM as service you need to do following steps:
1. Use Windows administrator's security account to log into your system
2. Stop Call Accounting Mate if it's running
3. Run setupcamsrv.exe that you've downloaded
4. Installer will prompt you to permit it to modify your registry, click 'Yes' to allow installer to register the service
5. Now you can run Call Accounting Mate as either application or service. Name of installed service is CAM.
 
To run Call Accounting Mate as application:
- activate it's link in Windows Start menu
- or alternatively run c:\bill\bill.exe
 
To run Call Accounting Mate as service:
- use Control Panel Services applet to start CAM service
- or aternatively type 'net start CAM' in command prompt
 
To stop Call Accounting Mate service:
- use Control Panel Services applet to stop CAM service
- or aternatively type 'net stop CAM' in command prompt
 
IMPORTANT! When Call Accounting Mate is running as service there will be no telephone icon in system tray and browser
will not start automatically. You'll have to run browser and type address of Call Accounting Mate site manually.


To connect to Call Accounting Mate site when running it as service:
- check C:\Bill\weblog.txt to determite network port, which system listens on
- start browser
- type Call Accounting Mate site URL in browser address field manually; address format is as follows: http://localhost:<port>, where <port> is placeholder for the value you'll see in weblog.txt file

« Last Edit: January 26, 2005, 01:24:57 AM by Administrator »