MindLink Management Center
The MindLink Management Center provides a user friendly interface to configure MindLink and its client software (MindLink Anywhere, MindLink Mobile, MindLink API and the MindLink WebPart). The MindLink Management Center is installed alongside all MindLink core products and should be run on the server that is being configured.
MindLink Management Center Outline
The MindLink Management Center can be loaded from the shortcut on the desktop, or can be located in ProgramFiles\MindLink Software\ManagementTool. The Management Center will load with the logging configuration as the default page.
The MindLink Management Center can be loaded from the shortcut on the desktop, or can be located in:
%ProgramFiles\MindLink Software\MindLink Component\ManagementTool. It will be named according to which component of MindLink is installed. e.g. MindLink Anywhere Management Center, MindLink Mobile Management Center and MindLink API Management Center.
The Management Center is where the corresponding MindLink product is configured.
The list on the left side displays all of the available configuration sections. Clicking on a section will display the configuration options for the selected section in the configuration panel.
On first start up, or due to a missing or invalid configuration, red icons will show next to the navigation sections to the left, indicating the configuration is not valid. Viewing the marked section, one or more sections in the configuration will be marked with the same red icon and be accompanied by an error message.
When a change has been made to any configuration setting, a blue indicator next to the section name will be shown, to indicate that there are unsaved changes. After successfully saving the icon will be removed.
Editing the configuration
Section Headers - The configuration section header marks a section of the configuration page, with relevant configurations and details underneath.
Configurations - Under each header the related configuration(s) can be found. There are different types of configuration input : toggle checkbox, file browser, dropdown selection, input field, tables. The details for each individual configuration can be found in the relevant Products' Management Center page.
When a configuration option has been changed in any section, the Save Changes button will be enabled. Clicking the Save Changes button will save the configuration.
Save Changes Prompt
Clicking on the Save Changes button will attempt to save configuration changes. The MindLink Management Center can automatically configure port reservations, firewall exemptions and certificate bindings so that the Connector service will function correctly.
The MindLink Service will require a restart for these new settings to take effect
Update Bindings Prompt
Clicking on the 'Save Changes' button will attempt to update bindings changes.
If required, The MindLink Management Center can automatically update certificate and port bindings. Select Save and Update Bindings to update the configuration
Starting the Service
Once the management tool is configured and the changes are saved then it is time to start the MindLink Service.
Firstly, open the services app. This can be done by searching "Services" in the windows start menu. Once open, find the MindLink Service. Select it and click "Start" to start the service.
The service should then be set to 'running' if everything is configured correctly.
If an error is encountered when you try to start the service then reference the Troubleshooting content :