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FAQ Section: Download, Installation, First Start
  1. What do I do when the Installer says "Magic number did not match" ?
  2. WebStart stops with the error 'Wrong Certificate used to sign resource'
  3. Poseidon does not start. What do I do?
  4. How can I run Poseidon in a different language?
  5. How can I move/rename Poseidon's configuration directory?
  6. " name length exceeds 512 bytes" exception when starting the Embedded Edition
  7. "Invalid command line switch: -xmx192m" error on first start
  8. What do I do when the installer does not start?
  9. Why do I get a ClassNotFoundException when starting Eclipse with Poseidon installed?
  10. How do I use the installer with Windows 2003?
  11. Why aren't my EE clients connecting to the EE server when the server runs on Linux?
  12. Why does my server using RMI connot be connected?
  13. I get an OutOfMemoryException when using Poseidon with Eclipse. What can I do?
  14. How do I use the installer with Windows Vista?

    You can use either ZIP for any Platform or installer for Windows 98/2000/XP.

    For using the installer you need to:

    1. Right-click on the installer.exe application and select 'Properties'.
    2. From the 'Compatibility' tab, check 'Run this program in compatibility mode for:'
    3. select 'Windows XP'
    4. Tick 'Disable display scaling on high DPI settings' and click OK.
    5. Restart the installer.

    Without setting the compatibility, you might encounter an exception.

    For using the zip-file:

    1. unzip
    2. go to /bin
    3. run poseidon.bat file. Use the scripts manageConcurrentLicenses.bat, startLicenseServer.bat, stopLicenseServer.bat to run the licenserver components manually.

    For installing as a windows service without installer you have to do some changes in InstallConcurrentServer-NT.bat and wrapper.conf.

    4. In InstallConcurrentServer-NT.bat set _REALPATH like:
    set _REALPATH=C:ProgrammePoseidon Concurrent-License-Server 4.1.1 /bin

    5. In wrapper.conf set java additional parameters like:"C:ProgrammePoseidon Concurrent-License-Server 4.1.1 bin//"

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