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Install Nexus Timestamp Server on Windows

This article describes how to install Nexus Timestamp Server on Windows.


Install Nexus Timestamp Server

Download installation file
  1. Go to Nexus support download area
  2. Download the zip file containing nexus-timestamp-installer.jar into any desired directory.
Decide directory for Nexus Timestamp Server
  1. Decide a directory in which Nexus Timestamp Server will be installed, for example, C:\Program Files\Nexus\Timestamp Server. This directory will be referred to as <install> and shall be the one used in the installation procedure.
Start installation
  1. Double-click on the installation file, nexus-timestamp-installer.jar. If you get an error about using the wrong java version, it might be that you have several java versions installed. Try doing the installation from a console instead.

    You can also to initiate a console installation with the command java -jar nexus-timestamp-installer.jar -console from an administrator command prompt.

  2. Follow the instructions during the installation. 
    1. It is recommended to install the sample configuration and modify it.
  3. Nexus Timestamp Server will now be installed as a Windows service. Logs and configuration are installed in C:\ProgramData\Nexus\timestamp-server (referred to as <var> in the documentation), <conf> refer to  C:\ProgramData\Nexus\timestamp-server/conf.
Copy the license file
  1. Copy the license file that you have received from Nexus to <conf>/license>.
Start the service
  1. Start the timestamp-server service from the Windows Service Manager.

Verify installation
  1. Start a browser and verify that you can see the services at the Nexus Timestamp Web Interface. The default location URL is http://localhost:8878.

Uninstall Nexus Timestamp Server

See Uninstall Nexus Timestamp Server on Windows.

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