The COELACANTH service must be running at all times in order for the API to be accessible for querying.

  • Control 5.1 must be installed and functioning.
  • CHAPI must be installed and functioning.
  • .NET 4.5 must be installed.


  1. Copy the latest Coelacanth.Setup.MSI from G:\RunImage\Installations\Control 5.1\WAPIC\.
  2. Double-click to run the Coelacanth.Setup.MSI to begin the installation process.
  3. Click Next to begin the installation of the Control Web API Service.
  4. Accept the license agreement usage terms and click Next.
  5. Specify a destination folder if you prefer, otherwise click Next.
  6. Click Install to complete the installation.
  7. Click Yes if prompted to allow the following program to make changes to this computer.
  8. Click Finish to close the install window.
  • Open Control Panel
  • Administrative Tools
  • Services
  • Locate Coelacanth.ServiceHost_5321
  • Verify the status is listed as Running.
  • If you encounter any problems with the install it is recommended that you refer to the additional articles listed on the main WAPIC wiki page.
  • The MSI Installation supports passing additional parameters via command line if you need to alter the default settings of the installation.
    • Coelacanth.Setup.msi CSSERVER=[sql server] CSINSTANCE=[SQL Instance] CSUSERID=[SQL User] CSPASSWORD=[SQL User Password] CSLOG=[SQL Table Name for WAPIC Log] CSCONTROL=[Control SQL Database] PORT=[PORT] CHAPIADDRESS=[CHAPI URL] USERNAME=[CHAPI User] PASSWORD=[CHAPI User Password]
    • Example:
    • Coelacanth.Setup.msi CSSERVER=MyServer CSINSTANCE=CYRIOUS CSUSERID=cyrious CSPASSWORD=**Enter SQL Pass** CSLOG=WAPIC_Log CSCONTROL=StoreData PORT=5321 CHAPIADDRESS="http://localhost:12556/chapi/" USERNAME=Chapi PASSWORD=Ch@piUser1

Contributor: Brandon R., Cyrious

Date: 8/21/2013

Version: Control 5.1

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