It can be very handy to run Benchmark Factory Agent as a Windows service instead of as an executable. Here are the steps to set it up.
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HKEY_CURRENT_USER | Software | Quest Software |Benchmark Factory for Databases | Benchmark Factory Agent | Settings
Right mouse click and add New | DWORD Value
Then bring up a command prompt and change the directory to the BMF bin directory and run:
This will install the agent as a service, so now the user can start and stop the agent as a service.
To remove the Agent as a service, from the command prompt type: