After you install the VSA cluster service, use the vmvcs script to send the service control commands such as stop, start, query the status, and so on.

Procedure

Run one of the following commands:
  • On Windows, $INSTALL_HOME/bin/vmvcs.bat command.

  • On Linux, $INSTALL_HOME/bin/vmvcs command

Table 1. Commands Supported by vmvcs Script

Command

Description

Platform

start

Starts the cluster service as a system service.

Windows and Linux

stop

Stops the cluster service.

Windows and Linux

restart

Restarts the cluster service.

Windows and Linux

console

Starts the cluster service in a console mode as a foreground process. Use CTRL+C to stop it.

Windows and Linux

status

Provides status of the cluster service process (running/not running).

Windows and Linux

cleanup

Cleans the state of a cluster member. Run this command if you want to use this member as a part of another cluster or want to rebuild the cluster.

Windows and Linux

condrestart

Restarts the cluster service but only if it is currently running.

Linux only

dump

Dumps Java thread stack traces. Useful for debugging to understand the Java process thread states.

Linux only