License Server Help

License Server commands reference

General usage rule:

/bin/sh /license-server-home/bin/license-server.sh command
where command can be one of the following:

Command

Description

configure argument1 argument2

Changes the value of the specified property/parameter. Possible arguments: --property name=property value

-f <properties file path>

Reads the properties from the specified file and applies its values

-J<JVM option>

Adds the specified JVM option to the JetBrains License Service JVM options list, see additional comments in the "conf/license-server.jvmoptions" file. Use --J<JVM option> options to specify the ad-hoc JVM options. Use --launcher option to configure the launcher only and not pass the specified properties to JetBrains License Service.

start

Starts JetBrains License Service in background

start soft

Starts JetBrains License Service in background softly (timeout is not applied in this case)

run

Runs JetBrains License Service in the current console

status

Prints JetBrains License Service status (exits with code 0 if JetBrains License Service is alive, 1 otherwise)

status short

Prints short and parsable JetBrains License Service status (exits with code 0 if JetBrains License Service is alive, 1 otherwise)

stop

Shuts JetBrains License Service down

stop soft

Shuts JetBrains License Service down softly (timeout is not applied in this case)

restart

Restarts JetBrains License Service in background

restart soft

Restarts JetBrains License Service in background using soft shutdown and soft start (wait till the application quits gracefully and start)

rerun

Reruns JetBrains License Service in the current console

rerun soft

Reruns JetBrains License Service in the current console using soft shutdown

dump threads

Dumps JetBrains License Service threads

dump threads to-file

Dumps JetBrains License Service threads to the file under the logs directory

dump threads to-file short

Same as "dump threads to-file", but prints to the console nothing but the absolute path of the created file

dump heap

Dumps JetBrains License Service heap to the file under the logs directory

dump heap short

Same as "dump heap", but prints to the console nothing but the absolute path of the created file

kill

Kills JetBrains License Service process

java print

Finds Java executable according to the JetBrains License Service settings and prints it to the console. You can use it to check what Java version is used if there are more than one on the server.

java set <path to Java home or executable>

Sets the specified Java to be explicitly used by JetBrains License Service if it has proper version and attributes

java reset

Resets the explicitly set Java path for JetBrains License Service

help

Prints usage text

help _command-name

Prints usage text for the specified command

Last modified: 3 December 2018