Confluence Service will not Install - Failed Installing 'Confluence' Service

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Symptoms

When attempting to install Confluence as a Windows Service through the Windows command prompt...

service.bat install Confluence

The command prompt shows an error and the service is not installed:

Failed installing 'Confluence' service

Cause

Windows Administrator privileges are required in order to install a service.

Resolution

Run the command prompt as an Administrator to have the elevated privileges required to install the Confluence service.

Last modified on Mar 30, 2016

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