Starting and stopping WebSphere Application Server

Several procedures require you to stop or start the instance of WebSphere where you want to deploy AEM forms products. If you are unsure whether the application server has started, you can first view the status of WebSphere Application Server.

View the status of WebSphere Application Server

  1. From a command prompt, go to the [appserver root]/bin directory.

  2. Enter the following command, replacing server_name with the name of your WebSphere Application Server:

    • (Windows) serverStatus.batserver_name
    • (Linux, UNIX) ./ serverStatus.shserver_name

Start WebSphere Application Server

  1. From a command prompt, go to the [appserver root]/bin directory.

  2. Enter the following command, replacing server_name with the name of your WebSphere Application Server:

    • (Windows) startServer.batserver_name
    • (Linux, UNIX) ./ startServer.shserver_name

Stop WebSphere Application Server

  1. From a command prompt, go to the [appserver root]/bin directory.

  2. Enter the following command, replacing server_name with the name of your WebSphere Application Server:

    • (Windows) stopServer.batserver_name
    • (Linux, UNIX) ./ stopServer.shserver_name

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