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Question

I’ve successfully installed JobScheduler onto my PC but I’m having trouble opening JOC.
I think when I installed it, I entered an incorrect JobScheduler host and port number. How can I verify host and port of JobScheduler?

Answer

You can check the JobScheduler host and port in the scheduler.xml file.

Configuration File

You will find this file in the following directory:

The default location for your SCHEDULER_DATA directory for Windows is:

The default location for your SCHEDULER_DATA directory for Unix is:

See the section describing the differten set-ups in the JobScheduler Installation Manual for the default settings.

Configuration Elements

The port is listed in the config tag:

Please note:

  • Checks are made during the installation process to ensure that the host and port you specify can be used, so this is actually an unlikely source of error.
  • Ensure that the firewall allows the communication with the JobScheduler port in both directions.

 

The host will be specified in the security section that could look like this:

Please note:

  • If you want to allow access to all computers in the network then specify <allowed_host host="0.0.0.0" level="all"/>
  • Hostnames are resolved on start-up of JobScheduler, not later on at run-time. Should your DNS server assign new ip addresses to hostnames referenced with the <security> element then this will become effective after restart of JobScheduler.