Installing Serv-U File Server for Windows - KB Article #2058Related Articles --
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(Our Windows installation package includes software for both 32-bit and 64-bit systems.)
Step 1: Execute the installation package.
- Either double-click the installer or run it from a command line.
- Watch for the option to launch the Serv-U service during the installation and make sure it is checked.
Step 2: After installation, run the Serv-U Management Console to set up domains, listeners (e.g., FTP) and users. (See below.)
Launching the Serv-U Management Console
- Right-click on the Serv-U tray application in the system tray and select "Start Management Console" or simply double click on the tray icon.
Tasks to Perform in the Serv-U Management Console
When you launch the Serv-U Management Console for the first time on an empty system you will be prompted to set up a domain, some listeners (e.g., FTP) and your first user.
When you install Serv-U through a command line, a default Admin Domain and administrator account is created automatically. After launching the Serv-U Management console, consider adding your own administrator account, disabling the default administrator account, and deleting the Admin Domain.