This document explains the various ways for starting AdventNet Web NMS Server from the bin directory on different platforms such as Windows, Linux and Solaris.
Starting AdventNet Web NMS Server on Windows
To start AdventNet Web NMS server, invoke the batch file startnms.bat from <Web NMS Home>/bin directory.
Starting AdventNet Web NMS Server on Linux/Solaris
To start AdventNet Web NMS server, invoke the shell script startnms.sh from the <Web NMS Home>/bin directory.
The server has to be run as root in order to enable it to bind port 162 which is the standard SNMP trap port. Otherwise Web NMS will not be able to receive traps.
In Linux, you need to start the MySQL daemon as a service before starting Web NMS Server.