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Install Relayer

Note: If this is a subsequent install of the Relayer on the site, please use the instructions below to Reinstall or Upgrade the Relayer.

  1. The commands below are case sensitive, so ensure that you match the directory and company name, for example, to those on your LMS installation.
  2. Copy the 'RelayerInstaller' folder to a temporary location on the LMS machine.
  3. Open a DOS window and navigate to the 'RelayerInstaller' folder on the temporary directory. Run the installer from the command prompt as follows:

    For installing with SkillPort v5.0

    install lms <drive>:\\<Tomcat Directory> <Company BackEnd Virtual Name> <drive>:\\<SkillPort Instance Path>\\<SkillPort Instance name>\\BackEnd\\

    For installing with SkillPort v3.3 or lower

    Install lms <drive>:\\<TOMCAT Directory> <CompanyName> C:\\WINNT\\system32\\serverini.dat

    Note: Use a double backslash as a separator. If there are spaces in the Tomcat directory or serverini.dat or path, use quotation marks around the entire path.

    For example:

    install lms "C:\\tomcat 50" company1backend "C:\\Program Files\\SkillPort\\SkillPort\\BackEnd\\"


    install lms "C:\\tomcat 50" SkillSoft C:\\WINNT\\system32\\serverini.dat

  4. If prompted, click Yes to add the information to the registry.
  5. Click OK to close the dialog.
  6. Restart Apache Tomcat via Administrative Tools:Services. This will allow Tomcat to unpack and register the new Relayer automatically.
  7. Verify that Tomcat can now access the Relayer. Open a browser and navigate to:


If the Relayer has been installed successfully, then a status report appears in the browser window.