Enable Author-it services (Service Manager services)

Author-it Modules Installation & Update Guide

Enabling Author-it services is a critical part of installing a number of Author-it modules and functions, which require them to run.

You'll need to add your library to Service Manager before enabling Service Manager services.

  • Add a library to Service Manager:

  1. Open Author-it Service Manager.

  2. Click Add Library.

  3. Click the SQL Server tab and connect to your SQL library using a user with full access to the database.

  4. Click OK.

The library is added to your libraries list with separate entries for each service.

  • Enable Service Manager services to start automatically:

  1. In Author-it Service Manager, right-click each service in your library and select Configure Service.

  2. Enable Start Automatically.

  3. Save.

  • Enable Service Manager services:

In Author-it Service Manager, right-click each service in your library and select Start Service.