Stop and Start YouTrack
This page describes how to stop and start your YouTrack Standalone server.
The following situations require that you stop YouTrack:
- You want to change the location of the database.
- You want to modify properties or JVM options for your YouTrack Standalone server.
- You want to upgrade your YouTrack Standalone installation.
Stop and Start an MSI Installation
When you install YouTrack with an MSI distribution, YouTrack runs as a Windows service. After the initial configuration, the application runs in the background on the server.
Stop and Start a ZIP Installation
If you installed YouTrack with a ZIP distribution, you run YouTrack from the command line.
The scripts that you use to start and stop YouTrack are located in the
<youtrack_home> directory is the location where the ZIP distribution was unpacked during installation.
To stop and start YouTrack on OS X or Linux platforms, execute the command as a non-root user.
Enter commands to stop and start the YouTrack service in a command-line interface. Use the following commands to manage the status of your YouTrack Standalone instance:
Stop and Start a JAR Distribution
When you run YouTrack as a standalone Java process, the scripts and tools that you use to stop and start the service vary based on your operating system and installation environment.