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Now that our server is up and running, we will connect client computers to the server. This is done by a client installation. Lights-Out requires a client software package to control and monitor client computers. The required installers can now be downloaded from our server. Downloading installers Open your browser of choice and navigate to […]
Yesterday we started with our first server installation. As part of that installation, we created and configuration certificates. Today we will look at this step in more detail. You should also have a look at the online help section about SSL certificates. First of all, we will discuss why we need certificates. Why do I […]
Let’s start with our new step by step series about Lights-Out. Today we will have a look at the server installation. If you are migrating from an existing version 1, be sure to read about the migration details in the online manual. The installer will automatically import your old settings, if you want to start […]
Lights-Out 2.0 introduces many new features and concepts. Some of these features are more obvious and some are a little bit hidden. A new step by step blog series starts tomorrow and walks you through all the features step by step. We will show you all hidden gems and what you can do with them. […]
After more than 1 year of development, we are proud to announce the immediate availability of Lights-Out 2.0 on November 11, 2016! This is a major release and brings a wealth of long awaited new features to our users. To name the three most important features and changes: 1. New calendar with server and client […]
This post discusses several solutions to fix the “service is not running” error message seen on a Lights-Out server or a Lights-Out Client.
There are two different sources for this error. First an internal program error which crashes the service. This type of error should be reported to support and is not discussed here. Secondly a service which fails to start within the standard 30 seconds limit. This happens after a (re)-boot of your machine and is handled in this post.
You successfully added a server connection in Lights-Out Mobile and everything is working as expected with one exception: You can’t execute any server action like save energy or run a reboot. All server actions on your phone or tablet are disabled. Why?
The wait is over! Lights-Out Mobile is now available for all major smart-phone platforms, including Android and iOS. All apps implement the exact same feature set and provide management functions for server and clients. Have a look at the details here. The existing apps for Windos Phone and Windows Store (Windows 8/RT) have been updated […]
Windows 10 is available today and we released Lights-Out 1.6.0 and Lights-Out Mobile with full Windows 10 support. We updated 7 products in the last days and weeks to provide full Windows 10 support from the beginning! Product Updates for Windows 10 Lights-Out Lights-Out 1.6.0 supports Windows 10 as client on Windows Server Essentials […]