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Install the encryption proxy on Windows

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Install the encryption proxy on Windows

You can install an Edge Encryption proxy on a 32-bit or 64-bit Windows computer.

Before you begin

Java 8 is required to run the installer.


  1. Create the installation directory.
  2. Download the Edge Encryption proxy archive file to the installation directory.
  3. Start the Windows cmd terminal program with administrator privileges.
  4. Change to the installation directory.
  5. Run the following command:
    java -jar edgeencryption-dist-<version> -m install -n <ProxyName> -h <host> -p <port> -proto https
    Option Description
    version The version number of the Edge Encryption release.
    ProxyName The name of the encryption proxy instance.
    host Your instance.
    port The port of your instance. When the protocol is https, the port is normally 443.

    If you want to see the help screen, execute this command without arguments: java -jar edgeencryption-dist-<version>

  6. Optionally change the name of the service.
    Caution: You must perform this step before running the install command on Windows. See Start the Edge Encryption proxy.

    If this step is not performed, the Edge Encryption proxy service installs under the name Wrapper.

    1. Open the conf/wrapper.conf file on the new proxy and add the following properties:
      Property Description Unique name of the Edge Encryption proxy service.
      wrapper.ntservice.displayname Edge Encryption proxy service display name.
      wrapper.ntservice.description (Optional) Proxy server description.
    2. Save and close the file.


The ProxyName_port directory is created in the current directory. The file is updated with the host, port, and protocol values from the command line.