Beesnest - Read This First.
You do not need to install anything in order to run the Beesnest. Just extract
all the files into the same folder. Then you will need to add at least one user
beesnest logins add <username> <password>
from your new Beesnest folder command window. Now you can register Beesnest as
a Windows service by typing
But first try to run Beesnest as a console application by typing
(here it will be easier to see any first time use problems). You can set
Beesnest to start automatically when Windows starts from "Control-Panel -
Administrative-Tools - Services"
First changes to the configuration file
You should change the
to your needs before you run
Beesnest. for start set the root of Default Host to your root folder, put few
HTML files in there, and you should be able to see them from a web browser by
Second step will be to set the port Beesnest will listen to, the default file
name, and other aliases for this server if you have any.
Command Line Arguments:
You can run Beesnest as a console application if you use one of the following
command line arguments after beesnest
in a console window:
- install - Will register the service.
- uninstall - Will remove the service.
- run - Will run Beesnest as a console application.
- logins - Let you manage the users list as:
- logins add <username> <password>
- logins change <username> <old_password> <new_password>
- logins remove <username> <password>