Starting and Stopping a Container Instance

Learn how to start and stop an container instance created by the Configure Container Instance Wizard.

Using the Admin Console Managing Containers

Table of Contents

  1. Start / Stop Container Instance
  2. Restart Container Instance

Supported Platforms: 7.x, 8.0

Start / Stop Container Instance

The following methods can be used to start and stop a container instance.

Start / Stop Process in Windows

  • Start - Navigate to <release_directory>\bin and type startup <instance name>
  • Stop - Close the DOS Window or type Ctrl-C

Start Process as Windows Service

  • Start - Launch Program Group (Control Panel > System and Security > Administrative Tools > Services), Select SM x.x - <Container Instance> - Note that the instance name is displayed as the Container Key.
  • Stop - Select Container Instance - Note that the instance name is displayed as the Container Key. From Actions menu, select Stop.

Start / Stop Process in UNIX

  • Start - Navigate to <release_directory>/bin and type startup.sh <instance name>
  • Stop - Send the process a KILL signal or Ctrl-C

Start / Stop Process in UNIX (Background)

  • Start - Navigate to<release_directory>/bin and type startup.sh <instance name>
  • Stop - Navigate to <release_directory>/bin and type shutdown.sh

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Restart Container Instance

To restart the current container instance and associated bundles, click Restart. Note that Restart applies to Standalone deployments only.

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