Avalanche 6.x where SDS and MDS are installed on separate servers.
When you hit the restart service buttons on console for SDS and nothing happens
Server(s) may be missing the Service Manager files (inforail)
Solution / Workaround:
Step 1 : copy servicemanager.properties and WLAvalancheServiceManager.exe to the root folder of SmartDeviceServer, (can be found on the MDS or you can use the attached zip file which included these two files.
Step 2: install Service Manager to the server by navigating to the root of the SDS within a command prompt and type WLAvalancheServiceManager.exe -i
Step 3: If WLAmcServiceManager installed successfully, copy InfoRail.Server and SiteIdentifier from installation.properties to servicemanager.properties.
Step 4: Restart Wavelink AMC Services Manager