Starting the Rules Service from the Command Line
You can start a Rules Service from the command line on any operating system, by typing:
RulesService -exe a=<port nr> -gc=<host name> -peer=<host name>:<port nr>
specifies the port number used by the Rules Service.
specifies the name of a granted (controlling) computer that checks the configuration of the Rules Service. If you open a web browser on this computer with URL:
http:\\<computer name>:<port nr>\ure.config
you get the first configuration page of the Rules Service and you can specify the configuration parameters.
specifies another Rules Service, for which the started Rules Service will act as a Peer Rules Service.
Starting the Rules Service from the command line does NOT install the Rules Service as a Windows Service.
On Windows systems, it is also possible to create a Rules Service configuration file file without fully starting the Rules Service. This (-config) option may be useful to system managers. To create a configuration file (including an encrypted password) from the command line, type:
RulesService -exe -config -u <user name> -pw <Password>
A configuration file is then created, and the Rules Service immediately exits again.