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Reinstall or Upgrade Relayer

If you are upgrading from a previous version of the lmsRelayer or reinstalling the same version of the lmsRelayer, follow the procedure below.

  1. Copy the 'RelayerInstaller' folder to a temporary location on your local server.
  2. Uninstall the existing lmsRelayer if it was already installed on the site. See the Uninstall Relayer section of this document for instructions about uninstalling the lmsRelayer.
  3. Stop the Tomcat server by stopping the 'Apache Tomcat 4.1' service in the Administrative Tools:Services.
  4. 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

    For installing with SkillPort v3.3 or lower

    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

  5. Restart the Tomcat server by starting the 'Apache Tomcat 5.0' service in the Administrative Tools:Services.
  6. Verify that Tomcat can access the upgraded Relayer. Open a browser and enter the following URL:


If the Relayer has been upgraded successfully, a status report appears in the browser window, and the new Relayer version number appears in the report.

If you previously customized the default maximum log file size, you will need to re-customize after reinstalling or upgrading the Relayer. You can also customize the maximum size at any time later. Refer to the steps in the Log Files section of this document.