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In order to access service control and activation for a given Verba server follow these steps:

Step 1 - Select Administration / Verba Servers menu item (requires System Administrator rights for your user)

Step 2 - Click on the row of the server you want to manage (in your system there might be only one server)

Step 3 - On the server configuration page you will find the Service Control and the Service Activation tabs

Service Activation

Under the Service Activation tab, the startup type of the Verba services can be set. The configuration of the not activated (disabled startup type) services won't be shown under the Change Configuration Settings tab.

The following table describes the available features for the services:

Icon

Feature

Description

Automatic service startupSets the startup type of the service to automatic.
Manual service startupSets the startup type of the service to manual.
Delayed service startupSets the startup type of the service to delayed.
Disable serviceDisables the service. Disabling a service will turn off the corresponding configuration settings as well.
Enable serviceEnables the service and sets the startup type to automatic. Enabling a service will turn on the corresponding configuration settings.

Service Control

The following table describes the available features:

Icon

Feature

Description

Start serviceStarts the service.
Stop serviceStops the service.
Restart serviceRestarts the service.
View service log

Loads the most current part of the service log into the log viewer pane.

Download service logDownloads the last 100000 lines of the service log
View service statisticsDisplays the service statistics in a new browser window.
Trigger failover recoveryTriggers the failover recovery if the service failed over to another node previously. Available only in the case of BT ITS and IPC Unigy recording.
Stop maintenance modeStops the maintenance mode. For more information, see: Maintenance mode
Start maintenance modeStarts the maintenance mode. For more information, see: Maintenance mode

Using the log viewer

After selecting the View Service Log button for a service, the system loads the most recent lines from the service log.

The following table describes the available features:

Icon

Feature

Description

Toggle log tail followIf this option is enabled, the system automatically refreshes the log panel with the latest service log file content and scrolls the panel to the end.
Toggle line wrappingIf this option is enabled the log lines are wrapped to fit into the log window.
Toggle log filterEnables log filtering using the expression entered into the input box.
Clear log bufferClears the log buffer on the screen.

The Service Control and Activation tabs might be on one tab instead of two in your installation (as seen on the above screenshot).