How to install, start and stop Squash TM?

This article explains how to install and run Squash TM. The application is packaged in several forms:

  • A universal package compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux (.zip or tar.gz)
  • A Windows executable integrating an installer

 

Install as a Windows service

Install Squash TM:

  • Unzip the archive.
  • Populate the database with SQL scripts located in: c:\\Squash-TM\databse-scripts
  • Add the database connection information in startup.bat:
    DB_URL="jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/squashtm" or "jdbc:postgresql://localhost:5432/squashtm"
    DB_TYPE="mysql" or "postgresql"
    DB_USERNAME="squash-tm"
    DB_PASSWORD="my_password"

Install Squash TM service:

  • c://Squash-TM\bin\squash-tm.exe install

Start Squash TM:

  • net start squash-tm

Stop Squash TM:

  • net stop squash-tm

 

Universal Package

Install Squash TM:

  • Unzip the archive.

Start Squash TM:

  • In the console, in the 'bin' directory, enter 'startup.bat' (Windows) or 'startup.sh' (Linux/Mac).
  • Open a browser and enter for example: http://localhost:8080/squash/.
  • Log on with admin/admin.

Stop Squash TM:

  • In the console, enter: stop 0

 

Package Windows

Windows installer is for test purpose, we do not advise to use it for production.

Install Squash TM:

  • Click on the installer file and follow the instructions to install Squash TM.

Start Squash TM:

  • Click on on the shortcut to start Squash TM. A window opens, wait for Squash TM to initialize.
  • Squash TM opens in the browser.
  • Log on with admin/admin.

Stop Squash TM:

  • Enter the command: stop 0