Start and stop the server on Windows

Use one of the following methods to shut down or restart the server.

Start the server from the Start menu

  • Do one of the following:

    • Choose Start > All Programs > Adobe > Adobe Media Server 5 > Start Adobe Media Server 5

    • Choose Start > All Programs > Adobe > Adobe Media Server 5 > Start Adobe Media Administration Server 5

Stop the server from the Start menu

  • Do one of the following:

    • Choose Start > All Programs > Adobe > Adobe Media Server 5 > Stop Adobe Media Administration Server 5

    • Choose Start > All Programs > Adobe > Adobe Media Server 5 > Stop Adobe Media Server 5

Start, stop, or restart the server from the Services window

  1. Choose Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • Select Adobe Media Server from the Services list and click Stop, Start, or Restart.

    • Select Adobe Media Administration Server from the Services list and click Stop, Start, or Restart.

Start and stop the server on Linux

Start, stop, or restart Adobe Media Server using amsmgr

  1. Log in as a root user.

  2. Change to the directory where the server is installed.

  3. Open a shell window and type one of the following:

    • ./amsmgr server start

    • ./amsmgr server stop

    • ./amsmgr server restart

Start, stop, or restart the Administration Server using amsmgr

  1. Log in as a root user.

  2. Change to the directory where the server is installed.

  3. Open a shell window and type one of the following:

    • ./amsmgr adminserver start

    • ./amsmgr adminserver stop

    • ./amsmgr adminserver restart

Start, stop, or restart Adobe Media Server using the command line

  1. * cd /<the directory where Adobe Media Server is installed>.

  2. Enter ./server [start | stop | restart]

Start, stop, or restart the Administration Server using the command line

  1. * cd /<the directory where Adobe Media Server is installed>.

  2. Enter ./adminserver [start | stop | restart]

For more information about using amsmgr, see Managing the server on Linux.

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