Starting and stopping PingFederate - PingFederate - 12.0

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Depending on the application mode and the operating system, the steps to start, stop, or restart PingFederate vary.

If you install or upgrade PingFederate using its platform-specific installer, PingFederate configures to run as a service. You can stop and disable the service and run PingFederate as a console application.

If you install or upgrade PingFederate manually by using the PingFederate product distribution file or the Upgrade Utility in command line, you can run PingFederate as a console application or install the PingFederate service manually and run it as a service.

Starting and stopping PingFederate on Windows

  • To start PingFederate on Windows, do one of the following:
    • If PingFederate was installed as a console application:
      1. Open a command prompt.
      2. Go to <pf_install>/pingfederate/bin.
      3. Run run.bat.
      4. Keep the command prompt open.
    • If PingFederate was installed as a Windows service:
      1. Go to Control Panel > System and Security > Administrative Tools > Services.
      2. Right-click on the PingFederate service and click Start.
  • To stop PingFederate on Windows, do one of the following:
    • If PingFederate was installed as a console application:
      1. Locate the command prompt running PingFederate.
      2. Press CTRL+C to terminate PingFederate.
    • If PingFederate was installed as a Windows service:
      1. Go to Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services.
      2. Right-click on the PingFederate service and click Stop.
  • To restart PingFederate on Windows, do one of the following:
    • If PingFederate was installed as a console application:
      1. Locate the command prompt running PingFederate.
      2. Press CTRL+C to terminate PingFederate.
      3. When PingFederate stops, run run.bat.
      4. Keep the command prompt open.
    • If PingFederate was installed as a Windows service:
      1. Go to Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services.
      2. Right-click on the PingFederate service and select Restart.

Starting and stopping PingFederate on Linux

  • To start PingFederate on Linux, do one of the following:
    • If PingFederate was installed as a console application:
      1. Open a terminal window.
      2. Go to <pf_install>/pingfederate/bin.
      3. Run run.sh.
      4. Keep the terminal window open.
    • If PingFederate was installed as a service:
      1. Open a terminal window.
      2. Enter the system-dependent service command to start PingFederate.
  • To stop PingFederate on Linux, do one of the following:
    • If PingFederate was installed as a console application:
      1. Locate the terminal window running PingFederate.
      2. Press CTRL+C to terminate PingFederate.
    • If PingFederate was installed as a service:
      1. Open a terminal window.
      2. Enter the system-dependent service command to stop PingFederate.
  • To restart PingFederate on Linux, do one of the following:
    • If PingFederate was installed as a console application:
      1. Locate the terminal window that is running PingFederate.
      2. Press CTRL+C to terminate PingFederate.
      3. When PingFederate stops, run run.sh.
      4. Keep the terminal window open.
    • If PingFederate was installed as a service:
      1. Open a terminal window.
      2. Enter the system-dependent service command to restart PingFederate.