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cw_http.exe

Command line arguments

Overview

Cw_http.exe is the executable file that brokers communication between a user’s browser and and the RESTful API used by the CAREWare 6 business tier cw_bt.exe.

In most cases, cw_http.exe is installed as a Windows service when the CAREWare 6 application installer is run, but cw_http is capable of independently installing, stopping, and removing itself as a Windows service using command line arguments. It also has the ability to run in a Windows command window.

Using cw_http.exe from a command window

Open a command window with administrative privileges and navigate to the directory where cw_http.exe was installed.

Enter cw_http and you should see the following output:

usage: cw_http
where is one of these: install, remove, debug, start, stop, pause or continue.

To use a command line argument, enter cw_http, press the spacebar, type the command line argument (like install), and then press the enter key.

The rest of this document describes what each command line argument does.

install

Installs cw_http.exe as a windows service under the name CAREWare HTTP Service.

remove

Removes cw_http.exe from Windows services.

debug

Runs cw_http.exe indefinitely. Ctrl+C or closing the command window will stop it.

stop

Stops the CAREWare HTTP Service.

pause or continue

Not used.

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