Open the download file and run the program. You will be greeted by the start screen of the Installation Wizard.
After you do so you will get the following window, where you set the directory where dbWatch will be installed.
Previous installation of the Control Center will be replaced by the newer version.
After clicking “Next”, you will be directed to the next page of the installation process. Here, you can tick the selection you need.
- Install Monitor – Install the latest file path for Control Center monitor.
- Create shortcut for all users – Short cut for monitor will be available in your desktop
- Terminal server settings – Define domain and port for Control Center. Skip this when you don’t need to define a port.
Select the installation options you want and click “Next”.
This is the window, where you specify the credentials who will run your dbwatch service.
If you just want to install the client software, Control Center Monitor, you can untick “Install Service” here. Its also possible to change the default port for ControlCenter, and configure the service for Control Center. By ticking “Advance”, two additional boxes and input fields show up. If you don’t need to specify the Service ID, you can skip that segment. If you don’t want to replace the old service running or start the Dbwatch Control Center, you can untick them.
Always remember to keep the previous version of the monitor closed, as it causes problems when installing the service.
If you do not choose to create a service the Server can still be started in console mode. Click “Next” to continue. You will be redirected to the installation summary.
You are now ready to install dbWatch. Check the information displayed and click “Next” if they are correct.
The installation should take less then a minute on a normal computer.
The installation has now been completed successfully.
What To Do Next
If you did not start the Monitor directly, you need to manually start it. This is located under “All Programs”->”dbWatch Control Center”->”Monitor ” in the start menu on Windows.
When you start your new dbWatch installation, you will be prompted with the “Add database” wizard. For information about how to add a new database, see the “Add or Remove Database” chapter in this guide.
Special setup steps
Instructions for setting up dbWatch on a multihomed system.
If you have problems during or after the installation, please look at our [[Fault-finding-guide|fault finding guide]]
After installation you might like to have a look at [[Initial configuration of dbWatch|initial configuration]] of dbWatch for furter details.
If you’re encountering services problems that relates to credential errors, here’s a quick way to deal with that. Open “Services” in your computer. You can type “Services” in the search bar.
Start running the service. Highlight the equivalent of “Dbwatch Control Center”. This was defined earlier in your installation process.
Right click and click “Start.
If this error above appears, the credentials you inputted were incorrect. To fix this, right click on the highlighted services again and select properties. A window of properties will show up. Select tab “Log On” then select Log on as: Local System account. This only works if CC is installed in your local.
Click “Apply” and re-run the services. You should be able to start your Dbwatch services without a problem.