Install XL Satellite as a service
You can install and run XL Satellite as a service on your Unix or Microsoft Windows machine. The satellite service wrapper requires Java Development Kit 8 or higher to be installed on the target Unix or Windows machine.
To install XL Satellite as a service on a Unix-based system:
Extract the satellite distribution ZIP file in the location on the server where you want to install the software.
You can change the settings or configuration in the
SATELLITE_HOME/conf/satellite.conffile with the appropriate values.
As root, execute
SATELLITE_HOME/bin/install-service.sh. This command will install and start the service.
You will be asked for the user under which you want XL Satellite to run.
To check the status of your XL-Satellite service, you can use the following command:
$ service xl-satellite status
To start, stop, and restart the xl-satellite service, you can use the following commands:
$ service xl-satellite start $ service xl-satellite stop $ service xl-satellite restart
To install XL Satellite as a service on a Windows-based system:
Extract the satellite distribution ZIP file in the location on the server where you want to install the software. Perform this action as the user under which you want XL Satellite to run.
Ensure that the server is configured to start without input from the user. Example: If a repository keystore password is required, it should be provided in
- As administrator, execute
SATELLITE_HOME/bin/install-service.cmd. This command will install and start the service.
To manage the service, open the run dialog and execute the
services.msc command or open the Control Panel, click Administrative Tools, and double click the Services shortcut.
You can see the xl-satellite service in the list of installed services. You can start, stop, and restart it from the GUI or change the type from automatic to manual.
To remove the installed service from the system, execute
SATELLITE_HOME/bin/uninstall-service.sh (as root, on Unix) or
SATELLITE_HOME\bin\uninstall-service.cmd (as administrator, on Windows). This will stop and remove the service from the machine.