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Windows Service

You optional use Windows Services. This is not required. Windows Services (also known as Services, services.msc, service control manager, part of Microsoft Management Console, and services snap-in) is an app in Windows that allows you to manage the settings of other apps and processes that run in the background.

You can find existing services by entering in the searchbar or powershell window

services.msc

1. Download the binaries‚Äč

The guide will assume you run it on a Windows machine. Its recommend to download the script in empty folder. The script unzips lots of dll's and files in the folder the script is located.

mkdir -p C:\inetpub\starsky
cd C:\inetpub\starsky

Download here the latest release for win-x64

  • Get the server version

  • place it inside the folder you mentioned above

Next extract folder

cd C:\inetpub\starsky
Expand-Archive -Path .\starsky-win-x64.zip -DestinationPath $pwd

Run the following script to see the configuration options

.\service-deploy-windows.ps1 -help

and append any params when needed to actualy excute the script

.\service-deploy-windows.ps1

By default its creating a Windows Service and runs on http://localhost:4000