5.3 Controlling a Service on Windows

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5 Managing an Advanced Server Installation : 5.3 Controlling a Service on Windows

The Services utility can be accessed through the Windows Control Panel, or by navigating through the Start menu to Run; when the Run dialog opens, enter services.msc and click OK. When the Services window opens, use the scroll bar to move through the listed services to highlight ppas-9.5 (see Figure 5.2).
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The Services window shows that the Advanced Server service (ppas-9.5) is currently Running, and has a Startup Type of Automatic.
Use the Stop the service option to stop the instance of Advanced Server. Please note that any user (or client application) connected to the Advanced Server instance will be abruptly disconnected if you stop the service.
Use the Start the service option to start the Advanced Server service.
Use the Pause the service option to tell Advanced Server to reload the server configuration parameters. The Pause the service option is an effective way to reset the server parameters without disrupting user sessions for many of the configuration parameters. See Section 6, Configuring Advanced Server for more information about the parameters that can be updated with a server reload.
Use the Restart the service option to stop and then start the Advanced Server. Please note that any user sessions will be terminated when you stop the service. This option is useful to reset server parameters that only take effect on server start.

5 Managing an Advanced Server Installation : 5.3 Controlling a Service on Windows

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