Create or Delete a DevTest 10.X Windows Service
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Create or Delete a DevTest 10.X Windows Service


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How to create or delete a DevTest Windows Service.



The shared installation type is designed for environments that have the following characteristics:

Multiple users share an installation of DevTest from multiple computers. Each user has separate data.

In a shared installation, all data and temporary files are stored in user-specified directories.

Each user has their own data, but they share a common DevTest installation.

If you want to install Component Services and you are an Administrator, use the local install.

If you do want to install Component Services at a later time, below shows how to create and delete a Windows Service.




All supported DevTest Windows platforms.





This example is for DevTest 10.x, but this would apply to any DevTest version being installed.

From a Command Prompt, run as Administrator.

To create a Service:

sc create "DevTest 10.x Enterprise Dashboard Service" binPath= C:\DevTest10.x\bin\EnterpriseDashboardService.exe

sc create "DevTest 10.x Broker Service" binPath= C:\DevTest10.x\bin\BrokerService.exe

sc create "DevTest 10.x Portal Service" binPath= C:\DevTest10.x\bin\PortalService.exe

sc create "DevTest 10.x Registry Service" binPath= C:\DevTest10.x\bin\RegistryService.exe

sc create "DevTest 10.x Coordinator Service" binPath= C:\DevTest10.x\bin\CoordinatorService.exe

sc create "DevTest 10.x Simulator Service" binPath= C:\DevTest10.x\bin\SimulatorService.exe

sc create "DevTest 10.x VSE" binPath= C:\DevTest10.x\bin\VirtualServiceEnvironmentService.exe

Note: there is a space after the binPath=


To delete a Service:

sc delete "DevTest 10.x Enterprise Dashboard Service"

sc delete "DevTest 10.x Broker Service"

sc delete "DevTest 10.x Portal Service"

sc delete "DevTest 10.x Registry Service"

sc delete "DevTest 10.x Coordinator Service"

sc delete "DevTest 10.x Simulator Service"

sc delete "DevTest 10.x VSE"


Additional Information:

Additional Information

Must be Administrator to execute.