Hub 2.5 Help

Stop and Start the Hub Service

This page describes how to stop and start your Hub server.

The following situations require that you stop your Hub server:

  • You want to change the location of the Hub database.
  • You want to modify Hub properties or JVM options for your Hub server.
  • You want to upgrade your Hub installation.

Stop and Start an MSI Installation

When you install Hub with an MSI distribution, Hub runs as a Windows service. After the initial configuration, the application runs in the background on the server.

To start and stop the Windows service, use the Services Microsoft Management Console (MMC) (Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services).

Stop and Start a ZIP Installation

If you installed Hub with a ZIP distribution, you run Hub from the command line. The scripts that you use to start and stop Hub are located in the <hub_home>/bin/ directory. The <hub_home> directory is the location where the ZIP distribution was unpacked during installation.

To stop and start Hub on OS X or Linux platforms, execute the command as a non-root user.

Enter commands to stop and start the Hub service in a command-line interface. Use the following commands to manage the status of your Hub instance:

CommandDescription
hub.sh startStart the Hub service.
hub.sh stopStops the Hub service.
hub.sh restartRestarts the Hub service.
hub.sh helpDisplays a list of all commands that can be executed in the command-line interface.
Last modified: 20 September 2016