You can initiate the agent launcher and agent lifecycle commands with the script in the AgentHome/bin directory.


  1. Open a command shell or terminal window.
  2. Enter the required command, using the format sh command, where command is one of the following.
    Option Description
    start Starts the agent as a daemon process.
    stop Stops the agent's JVM process.
    restart Stops and then starts the agent's JVM process.
    status Queries the status of the agent's JVM process.
    dump Runs a thread dump for the agent process, and writes the result to the agent.log file in AgentHome/log.
    ping Pings the agent process.
    setup Re-registers the certificate using the existing token.