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Introduction

The CapaInstaller Synchronization Service can be altered from the System Administration Plug-in of CapaInstaller Management Solution. The service settings consists of three tabs.

 

General

This tab resembles the property page for the service found in the services of the control panel. Each of the settings available in each tab of this dialog is described below.

 

Element

Description

Service status

Status of the Synchronization service. Equivalent to services in the control panel.

Service Name

The name of the service used by the operating system.

Display name

The name you will see in services in the control panel.

Description

Description of the service.

Startup type

The type of the service. This can be either; automatic, manual or disabled. The default value is automatic.

Last heartbeat

This is a timestamp for the last synchronization activity.

Path to executable

The full path to the program that is started by the service.

 

 
Dependencies

On this tab you will be able to view and set dependent services for cisync. For instance you could require a VPN client service to run, to establish the network connection to the parent point.

 

Element

Description

Available services

A list of services available on the computer.

Add - >

Adds the selected service in ‘Available services’ to the list; ‘Dependent services.

< - Remove

Removes the selected service in ‘Dependent services’ and adds it to the list, ‘Available services’.

Dependent services

A list of services required to run for the operating system to allow the CapaInstaller Synchronization Service to start.

 

 
Database

On the database tab, you can change the authentication method to the SQL server.

 


 

Element

Description

SQL server

The SQL server that the CapaInstaller Synchronization Service connects to.

SQL database

The SQL database that holds the CapaInstaller Management Solution database.

Update

Clicking on this button the CISync settings.xml is updated with the correct database.

Use Windows authentication

Instructs CapaInstaller Synchronization Service to establish a database connection by identifying itself with the computer account.

Use SQL authentication

When this radio button is selected CapaInstaller Synchronization Service will connect to the database with the credentials in the user name and password fields.

User name

The user name used to connect to the database when SQL authentication is selected.

Password

The password that goes with the user name stated above.

Data Connection Service

When this radio button is selected CapaInstaller Synchronization Service will connect to the database through the Data Connection Service.

Account

The Data Connection Service account used by the CapaInstaller Synchronization Service.

 

 
Communication

On the Communication tab, you can change the authentication method to used by child Synchronization Services.

 


 

Element

Description

HTTPS Configuration

Enable the use of https to secure communication between sync services

Certificate

Name of certificate to use, use the browse to select certifactes from the server's store

Thumbprint

The certificate thumbprint.

Port Number

The port number used for https communication.

Http configuration

This url is used to communicate with the service.

Port Number

The port number used for http communication.

Public url

The public url to be sued when connecting to the sync service from outside the firewall

 

 

Element

Description

OK

Clicking this button commits any changes that you may have made and closes the dialog.

Cancel

Cancels any changes made, and closes the dialog.

 

 

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