Starting and stopping the deployment manager

The deployment manager manages the Sametime® System Console and all Sametime Server cells.

About this task

Before starting Sametime Servers, the deployment manager must be running for each cell.

Windows™ only: You can also use the Start > Programs menu to use the Start and Stop menu commands.

For additional information about default paths, see Directory conventions.


  1. Open a command window.
  2. Navigate to the was_install_root/profiles/DeploymentManagerName/bin directory for the deployment manager you want to start.
  3. Run the following command to start and stop the deployment manager:



    ./ -username admin_user -password admin_password



    stopManager.bat -username admin_user -password admin_password