How to run OPCSystems.NET OPC Server as a Windows Service

Step 1 – Unregister server.

Using the Windows Command Prompt running As Administrator go to the directory C:\Program Files (x86)\Open Automation Software\OPC Systems.NET\ and type DANSrv.exe /Unregserver.

Step 2 – Register to run as a Windows Service

Using the Windows Command Prompt running As Administrator go to the directory C:\Program Files (x86)\Open Automation Software\OPC Systems.NET\ and type DANSrv.exe /Service /AutoStart.

Step 3 – Verify OPC Server is Registered

Using the Service Control Manager the Windows Service OPCSystems.NET DA Server should be listed to run in Automatic Startup Type.  You can select to manually start the server or restart the operating system and the server will start automatically.

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