Requirements

You can download the latest versions of the HawkCD Server and Agent for your OS from here.

Prerequisites

Java 1.8

Linux

For Linux-like operating systems HawkCD is distributed as a self containing package. It ships with embedded Redis database.

Install & Run

Navigate to the directory where you downloaded the arhive.
Run the following commands for the Server:

tar zxvf hawkcd.tar.gz
cd Server
chmod +x hawkcd.sh
./hawkcd.sh

Run the following commands for the Agent:

tar zxvf hawkcd-agent.tar.gz
cd Agent
chmod +x agent.sh
./agent.sh

Upgrade

Before upgrading, make sure the Server is stopped.

Download the archive where the Server folder is located and run the commands from above. After that navigate inside the folder and delete the old JAR file with the rm command.

The same applies for the Agent.

Windows

We provide MSI installers for Windows OS.

Install & run the Server

The Windows version of HawkCD ships with a .msi and .exe. You will need to download both to install HawkCD. Run the HawckCD Server .exe (not the .msi) installer and follow the steps below:

  • Once the welcome screen is shown click on the Next button.

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  • Either choose the default installation directory or a new install path.

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  • Enter the server host name, default value is localhost.

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WARNING

The server installer ships Redis for windows. It installs Redis as Windows service `hawkcdredis`. By default, the Redis port is 6379. If the port is already in use the will let you choose another port.

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  • The configuration is over, click Install.

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  • Click Finish to complete the installation.

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Install & Run the the Agent

Run the HawckCD Agent installer and follow the steps below:

  • Once the welcome screen is shown click on the Next button.

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  • Either choose the default installation directory or a new install path.

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  • Enter the Server's host name and port number

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WARNING

If not set properly the Agent will not be able to connect to the Server.

  • The configuration is over, click Install.

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  • Click Finish to complete the installation.

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Upgrade

  • Running a newer version of the Server/Agent installer will skip the configuration steps and send you straight to the window with the Install button.
  • After that click Finish and your product will be upgraded.