Microsoft® Windows® operating system automatically creates an Automation server when a controller application first establishes a server connection. Alternatively, you can manually create the server before starting any of the client processes.
To create a MATLAB® server manually, use the
-automation switch in the
matlab startup command. From the operating system prompt,
Alternatively, you can add this switch every time you run MATLAB, as follows:
Right-click the MATLAB shortcut icon
and select Properties from the
context menu. The Properties dialog box for
to the Shortcut tab.
In the Target field, add
-automation to the end of the target path for
matlab.exe. Be sure to include a space between the file
name and the symbol
-. For example:
"C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2016a\bin\win64\MATLAB.exe" -automation
When the operating system automatically creates a MATLAB server, it too uses the
-automation switch. In this
way, MATLAB servers are differentiated from other MATLAB sessions. This protects controllers from interfering with any
interactive MATLAB sessions that might be running.