Starting and Stopping the Automation Server
On the computer where the Automation Server is running, you can start, stop, and restart the Automation Server as follows:
- Run the Alloy Automation Server Manager (for example, open the Alloy Control Panel from the Start menu: Start > Alloy Software > Alloy Control Panel, and click the Automation Server icon).
- Enter the name or IP address of the SQL server hosting your Alloy Navigator
Expressdatabase, the database name, and provide your Alloy Navigator Expressadministrative credentials.
- View the server status at the top of the window.
- Use the Start, Stop, or Restart buttons for starting, stopping, or restarting the Automation Server, respectively.
INFO: On restart, the Automation Server first runs overdue (Next Run Date in the past) jobs and triggers, which have been scheduled but have not been run on time.
NOTE: You can view any errors related to starting and running the Automation Server using the Event Viewer snap-in; the application name is
INFO: For details on configuring the Automation Server, see Installation Guide: Configuring Automation Server.