Can I start or stop a probe service using a command line?
Release : 8.5.x or later
You can stop or start a probe service service using the Probe Utility (PU). PU is a command-line utility located in "Program files\Nimsoft\bin" which is installed with each robot.
To start a probe service:
pu -u <user> -p <password> <Address> start_service <servicename>
To stop a windows service:
pu -u <user> -p <password> <Address> stop_service <servicename>
<user> is a nimbus user
<password> is the password associated with the Nimbus user
<Address> is the Nimsoft probe address
<servicename> is the name of the probe service
Format of Nimbus address:
More details about the Usage:
pu [options] <nim-address> [<command> [<data>...]]
pu [options] -H host [-P port] [-c controller_host [-e controller_port]] [<command> [<data>...]]
<nim-address> Name of the probe receiving the callback, must be fully qualified if
not on the local robot. Will issue from the local controller probe.
Example of a fully qualified nim-address:
<command> Name of the callback to run on the receiving probe. If not specified,
lists the available commands on the receiving probe.
<data> Series of arguments to pass to the callback. If required arguments
are not specified, user will be asked interactively.
-V Print the version of the Probe Utility tool.
-i Run in interactive mode.
-u user NimBUS username.
-p password NimBUS password.
-t sec Timeout in seconds.
-d level Debug level.
-L List the available commands on the receiving probe.
-I Show the receiving probe information.
-R Restart the receiving probe.
-S Stop the receiving probe.
-H host hostname or ip of the probe receiving the callback
-P port port number of the probe receiving the callback (default 48000)
-c controller_host hostname or ip of the probe issuing the callback (default localhost)
-e controller_port port number of the probe issuing the callback (default 48000)
If you want to check how to start/stop a robot: