Before you begin
One or more SmartNICs are installed in the host.
The Napatech Software Suite has been installed.
Please refer to DN-1067 for details on how to install the Napatech Software Suite.
Check Device Manager
On Windows, you can check if the kernel mode driver is installed using the Device Manager. The installed SmartNIC name appears under Napatech Software Suite Class in the Device Manager window as shown in the figure. Please see Check the Driver Version on Windows for more information.
NTService is under the installation directory on Windows e.g. C:\Program Files\Napatech3\bin or C:\Program Files (x86)\Napatech3\bin if you installed the 32-bit driver on 64-bit Windows.
C:\Program Files\napatech3\bin>NTService -i Install "Napatech Software Suite 64 bit" as a service.
C:\Program Files\napatech3\bin>NTService -s Starting the service: "Napatech Software Suite 64 bit" "Napatech Software Suite 64 bit" is started
C:\Program Files\napatech3\bin>NTService -a Install "Napatech Software Suite 64 bit" as a service.
Monitor log messages
C:\Program Files\napatech3\bin>NTServiceThe log messages will be displayed as NTService is running.
You can also run the ntlog tool to see the logs from the driver and NTService. Please refer to ntlog for more information on how to check the complete log messages using the ntlog tool.