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Install as a Windows service

Barna Tóth edited this page Jan 26, 2015 · 2 revisions

Install private-bower as a Windows service

Using qckwinsvc

Install node.js

Install private-bower

npm install -g private-bower

Install qckwinsvc

npm install -g qckwinsvc

Set up service

> qckwinsvc
prompt: Service name: PrivateBowerServer
prompt: Service description: Private Bower server
prompt: Node script path: <Path to your npm folder>/private-bower/bin/private-bower
Service installed

And you're ready to go

Additional steps to install on Windows Server 2012

  • Find privatebower.exe (Usually, this file is under /private-bower/bin/daemon folder.)
  • Create a file named privatebower.exe.config from the following xml and save next to privatebower.exe
    <supportedRuntime version="v2.0.50727" />
    <supportedRuntime version="v4.0" />
  • Run the following command: privatebower.exe install
  • Start the service
  • Enjoy
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