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WebSpeed Administration : Configuring WebSpeed in Windows : WebSpeed configuration overview : Configuring the WebSpeed components on Windows
Configuring the WebSpeed components on Windows
To configure the WebSpeed components:
1. Start the AdminService process on each machine. (See Starting the AdminService.)
2. Once the AdminService is running, you can use OpenEdge Management or OpenEdge Explorer to create and modify NameServer and WebSpeed Transaction Server configurations. These configurations are in the properties file ( on the machine where you installed the WebSpeed Transaction Server. (See OpenEdge Management or OpenEdge Explorer.)
You can also edit the file manually by using a text editor. If you choose to use a text editor, you must have file system access to the file (see Overview of the file ).
Note: You can use the mergeprop utility installed with OpenEdge to manually edit the file. For information on using mergeprop, see OpenEdge Getting Started: Installation and Configuration.
You can validate NameServer and WebSpeed configurations with the NSCONFIG and WSCONFIG validation utilities. These utilities must have access to the properties file. (See NSCONFIG and WSCONFIG.)
3. Determine if you must set (or change any preset) WebSpeed environment variables. (See Setting up the WebSpeed environment.)
4. Use OpenEdge Management or OpenEdge Explorer (or the NSMAN utility) to start up a NameServer instance that you configured to coordinate client access to one or more WebSpeed Transaction Server instances on your network. After the NameServer has started, use OpenEdge Management or OpenEdge Explorer (or the WTBMAN utility) to start up each WebSpeed Transaction Server instance controlled by that NameServer. (See Starting the WebSpeed Transaction Server and NameServer.)
After a WebSpeed Transaction Server starts up, it registers its location and the Application Services it supports with its controlling NameServer.
5. Set up the WebSpeed Messenger on your Web server. (See Setting up WebSpeed on the Web server machine.)
6. At any time after Step 5, you can verify that the AdminService, the NameServer, and the WebSpeed Transaction Server are running and test the configuration to confirm that you have set up WebSpeed correctly. You perform this verification with OpenEdge Management or OpenEdge Explorer, the WebSpeed command-line utilities, or the WebSpeed Messenger Administration (WSMAdmin) page in a browser. (See Testing your configuration for more information.)
7. You can shut down the AdminService process at any time on a WebSpeed or NameServer machine. If you shut down the AdminService while there are NameServer and WebSpeed Transaction Server instances still running, those instances are shut down as well.