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. […]
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?
Lights-Out Mobile connects to a web service, which runs on your server. This web service is hosted in Microsofts Internet Information Services (IIS). On WHS and Essentials Servers, IIS is already installed by the product itself, on a desktop or on standard server, IIS is installed by Lights-Out setup. The web service is then added […]