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Starting Alfresco as a Windows Service

Question asked by o.o. on Aug 29, 2009
Latest reply on Jul 1, 2010 by mhmurayama

   I am testing out Alfresco 3.2 on Windows XP. I have installed it using the stack Installer. I start it using alf_start.bat and stop it using alf_stop.bat. I would like to know if there is a way of getting Alfresco start up a Windows Service – so that it would be in the background, and I wont have to see the MySQL and Tomcat windows pop up.

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   Anyway there is a Wiki Page Configuring Alfresco as a Windows Service   The problem with that is it starts only the Tomcat part. What about starting the Embedded MySQL also as a service?

Thanks a lot,