This page explains how to install Skedler Reports v5 dependencies, download and install Skedler v5, get the service up and running on your Windows 64 bit system, and also describes the installation package details.


Download

Download the zip file of Skedler Reports v5.

Unzip the skedler.zip file. You will see the skedler-xg folder.


Start Skedler

Open Windows PowerShell in Run as Administrator mode and navigate to the Skedler package. 


Configure your options for Skedler v5

Skedler Reports has a number of configuring options that can be defined in its reporting.yml file (located in the skedler folder).  In the reporting.yml file, you can configure options to run Skedler in an air-gapped environment, change the port number, define the hostname, change the location for the Skedler database, and log files.  

Read more about the reporting.yml configuration options.  


Start Manually

In the terminal start skedler manually by executing the following command from $skedler_home.

bin\skedler.bat

Start Skedler as a service

Run install_as_service.bat file from $skedler_home folder by using the following command:

.\install_as_service.bat


To start the application as a service execute the following command from $skedler_home:

bin\skedler-service.bat start


To stop Skedler Reports as service execute the following command from $skedler_home,

bin\skedler-service.bat stop

Access Skedler Reports


The default URL for accessing Skedler Reports v5 is:

http://localhost:3005/ 

If you had made configuration changes in the reporting.yml, then the Skedler URL is of the following format:

http://<hostname or your domainurl>:3005 

or 

http://<hostname or your domain url>:<port number>


Login to Skedler Reports


By default, you will see the Create an account UI.  Enter your email to create an administrator account in Skedler Reports. Click on Continue.  


Note: If you have configured an email address and password in reporting.yml, then you can skip the create account step and proceed to Login.  



An account will be created and you will be redirected to the Login page.  


Sign in using the following credentials:


Username: <your email address>   (or the email address you configured in reporting.yml)
Password: admin   (or the password you configured in reporting.yml)


Click Sign in.  



You will see the Reports Dashboard after logging in to the skedler account.


Next step: Proceed to License Activation