You initiate the agent launcher and agent life cycle commands with the hq-agent.bat script in the AgentHome/bin directory.

1

Open a terminal window.

2

Type the required command using the format hq-agent.bat command where command is one of the following.

Option

Description

start

Starts the agent as an NT service.

stop

Stops the agent as an NT service.

restart

Stops and then starts the agent's JVM process.

install

Installs the agent NT service

remove

Removes the agent's service from the NT service table

query

Queries the current status of the agent NT service (status)

ping

Pings the agent process.

setup

Prompts for setup configuration for the agent process.