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Upgrade/Reinstall Server WebSpellChecker Application


This step-by-step manual will guide you through the upgrade or reinstall process of the server version of the WebSpellChecker (WSC) application on the same server (hardware).

Please note if you are going to migrate your existing application to a new server, you would need to follow the WSC license migration process and obtain a new license as the WSC licenses are hardware-based. For more details, reach the WSC support team at support@webspellchecker.net.

Step 1. Stop WSC Application Server


For Windows:

  • Select Start → Control Panel → Administrative Tools → Services
  • Find WebSpellChecker Application Server Service on the list of services
  • Click Stop

For Linux:

  • sudo sh <WSC_Installation_Dir>/WSC/AppServer/stop.sh

Step 2. Uninstall WSC Application


For Windows

  • Select Start → All Programs → WebSpellChecker → Uninstall

For Linux

  • Backup the [installation_path]/WSC/AppServer/license.xml file
  • Manually remove WSC folder

Step 3. Install New WSC Application


For Windows

  • Install the WSC application according to manual
  • Important: Skip License Request step as the license is stored in the Windows registry and will be applied automatically.

For Linux

  • Install the WSC application according to manual
  • Manually recover [installation_path]/WSC/AppServer/license.xml file from the previously saved backup

Step 4. Start WSC Application Server


For Windows:

  • Select Start → Control Panel → Administrative Tools → Services
  • Find WebSpellChecker Application Server Service on the list of services
  • Click Start

For Linux:

  • sudo sh <WSC_Installation_Dir>/WSC/AppServer/start.sh

Step 5. Verify WSC Application Operability


As soon as you complete the installation steps, you would need to verify if the application is installed correctly. You need to check the application version, status and demo samples. To do so, use the following commands in your browser window.

Correct response for Windows is:

Correct response for Linux is: