Running the Platform Assistant on Linux

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Go Up to PAServer, the Platform Assistant Server Application

To run the Platform Assistant on Linux:

  1. Open the Terminal.
  2. Navigate to the Installed location of PAServer-22.0.
  3. Run the paserver executable using the ./paserver command.
You can see the following:
  • Platform Assistant banner
  • Password request:
Connection Profile password <press Enter for no password> 
Select one of the following options:
  • To require a password for connecting to the Platform Assistant, enter the custom password and press Enter.
  • If you do not want to require a password when you connect to the Platform Assistant, press Enter.

Then, you can see the following two lines in the Terminal window:

Starting Platform Assistant Server on port 64211 

Type ? for available commands

The > command prompt indicates that the Platform Assistant is in "listening" mode on the specified port (64211 by default).

  • To see the list of available commands with descriptions, run the h command in the Terminal (type "h" and press Enter)
  • To quit the Platform Assistant, run the q command.

For more instructions on PAServer, see Setting Options for the Platform Assistant

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