[AG-TECH] new windows beacon
mitch at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Thu Oct 21 16:21:42 CDT 2004
Excellent -- Once we're sure it looks pretty stable, I'll link it to the
Downloads section on the DAST Beacon page.
At 02:58 PM 10/21/2004 -0500, Ivan R. Judson wrote:
> There's a new windows beacon distribution. It's here:
> This operates a bit differently, here are the details.
> This beacon install will put a Program Files->RTPBeacon menu item. Under it
> are the following entries:
> 1. Install Beacon Service (AutoStart)
> 2. Manually Start Beacon Service
> 3. Manually Stop Beacon Service
> 4. Remove Beacon Service
> Once this is installed, just go and pick #1, then go and pick #2. The beacon
> will fire up and you can go to http://beacon.dast.nlanr.net/ to see if you
> show up.
> I've fixed some reporting problems and other things, but most significantly
> I've made these two changes:
> - If there's an error with the beacon it now reports to the Application
> Event log.
> - The beacon runs as a windows service and can be managed using the standard
> windows services mgmt tools.
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