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Manually install a MID Server as a Windows Service

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Manually install a MID Server as a Windows Service

If you did not start the MID server at the end of the installation procedure, you can manually install the MID Server to run as a Windows service.

Before you begin

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About this task

You can install a MID Server as a Windows service in these operating systems:
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2016


  1. Open the agent directory in the directory you created for the MID Server installation files. For example, the path might be C:\ServiceNow\MID Server1\agent.
  2. Right-click the start.bat file, and select Properties.
  3. Select the option to Run as administrator.
  4. Double-click the start.bat file to install the Windows service.