Installing the Tomcat background service

To install the Tomcat background service:

  1. Select Start > All Programs > Accessories.
  2. Right-click Command Prompt and select Run As Administrator.
    Note:  You must open a new Command Prompt window so that previously set environment variables if any, are not used for this installation.
  3. Navigate to the apache-tomcat-9.0.x\bin folder.
  4. Set CATALINA_BASE =instance installation location .

    For example, set CATALINA_BASE=D:\rel10_patch/bkgserver. The path must be a full path and not a relative path.

  5. Set EXTENSITY_BKG=true.
  6. Run the service install service name , where service name must be alpha numeric and with no special characters. For example, service install bkg1. To uninstall, run service remove service name .

    The name of the instance is based on the specified service name. For example, Infor Expense Management extensity bkg1.

  7. Start the service.