Starting and stopping servers, deployment managers, and node agents

Various installation and configuration tasks require you to start and stop IBM WebSphere Application Server and the HCL Digital Experience application servers, deployment managers, and node agents.

Procedure

  1. Open a command prompt and change to the following directory:
    Note: In a clustered environment, use the dmgr_profile_root directory and not the wp_profile_root directory.
  2. Complete the following steps to start the servers, deployment managers, and node agents
    Table 1. Steps to start the servers, deployment managers, and node agents.
    Server Steps
    Deployment manager Enter the following command:
    • AIX HP-UX Linux Solaris: ./startManager.sh
    • Windows: startManager.bat
    • IBM i: startManager
    • z/OS: ./startManager.sh
    Node agent Enter the following command:
    • AIX HP-UX Linux Solaris: ./startNode.sh
    • Windows: startNode.bat
    • IBM i: startNode
    • z/OS: ./startNode.sh
    HCL server Enter the following command:
    Note: If you have a clustered environment or you renamed your HCL server, WebSphere_Portal is the name that you defined for your HCL server.
    • AIX HP-UX Linux Solaris: ./startServer.sh WebSphere_Portal
    • Windows: startServer.bat WebSphere_Portal
    • IBM i: startServer WebSphere_Portal
    • z/OS: ./startServer.sh WebSphere_Portal
  3. Complete the following steps to stop the servers, deployment managers, and node agents:
    Table 2. Steps to stop the servers, deployment managers, and node agents
    Server Steps
    HCL server Enter the following command:
    Note: If you have a clustered environment or you renamed your HCL server, WebSphere_Portal is the name that you define for your HCL server.
    • AIX HP-UX Linux Solaris: ./stopServer.sh WebSphere_Portal
    • Windows: stopServer.bat WebSphere_Portal
    • IBM i: stopServer WebSphere_Portal
    • z/OS: ./stopServer.sh WebSphere_Portal
    Node agent Enter the following command:
    • AIX HP-UX Linux Solaris: ./stopNode.sh
    • Windows: stopNode.bat
    • IBM i: stopNode
    • z/OS: ./stopNode.sh
    Deployment manager Enter the following command:
    • AIX HP-UX Linux Solaris: ./stopManager.sh
    • Windows: stopManager.bat
    • IBM i: stopManager
    • z/OS: ./stopManager.sh
  4. In a clustered environment, you can use the deployment manager WebSphere® Integrated Solutions Console to stop and start the application servers that are managed by the deployment manager:
    Table 3. Stopping and starting the application servers that are managed by the deployment managerWebSphere Integrated Solutions Console.
    Option Steps
    Start a specific application server in a cell Complete the following steps to start a specific application server in a cell:
    1. Open the deployment manager WebSphere Integrated Solutions Console.
    2. Click Servers > Application Servers.
    3. Select the server and click Start.
    Start the entire cluster Complete the following steps to start the entire cluster:
    1. Open the deployment manager WebSphere Integrated Solutions Console.
    2. Click Servers > Clusters.
    3. Select the cluster and click Start or Ripple Start.
    Stop a specific server in a cell Complete the following steps to stop a specific application server in a cell:
    1. Open the deployment manager WebSphere Integrated Solutions Console.
    2. Click Servers > Application Servers.
    3. Select the server and click Stop or Immediate Stop.
    Stop the entire cluster Complete the following steps to stop the entire cluster:
    1. Open the deployment manager WebSphere Integrated Solutions Console.
    2. Click Servers > Clusters.
    3. Select the cluster and click Stop or Immediate Stop.