How to restart FileWave components


There may be times where you will need to restart all components within the FileWave server, or just a single component (postgres or apache). From your macOS or Linux server you can type "fwcontrol", which should give examples of fwcontrol usage.

Step-by-step guide

macOS or Linux Server

You need to prefix commands with sudo to run them with elevated privileges.

Windows Server

Make sure to start the command prompt with admin rights (Windows → cmd → r-click → Run as administrator)

At a command prompt:

sudo fwcontrol server stop
sudo fwcontrol server start
"C:\Program Files (x86)\FileWave\bin\fwcontrol" server stop
"C:\Program Files (x86)\FileWave\bin\fwcontrol" server start

You can also accomplish the same end goal by performing a single command:

sudo fwcontrol server restart
"C:\Program Files (x86)\FileWave\bin\fwcontrol" server restart

It is a matter of preference, but some admins will prefer to execute a stop, then a manual start so that they can see all processes are indeed stopped. 

Subcomponents can be individually stopped as follows:

sudo fwcontrol apache start|stop|restart

sudo fwcontrol postgres start|stop|restart

sudo fwcontrol scheduler start|stop|restart



sudo fwcontrol client start|stop|restart

sudo fwcontrol booster start|stop|restart
"C:\Program Files (x86)\FileWave\bin\fwcontrol" apache start|stop|restart

"C:\Program Files (x86)\FileWave\bin\fwcontrol" postgres start|stop|restart

"C:\Program Files (x86)\FileWave\bin\fwcontrol" scheduler start|stop|restart

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