[FX.php List] Is it possible to programmatically restart FMSA Web Publishing Engine?

Steve Winter steve at bluecrocodile.co.nz
Tue May 25 10:37:15 MDT 2010

That one I have no idea about...!! Java is a whole 'nother language I don't speak (like Flemish, and Udu, and far too many more to list ;-)


On 25 May 2010, at 17:35, Gjermund Gusland Thorsen wrote:

> I wonder if the FM SDK / API will allow for a server side script to be
> written than can turn WPE off and on, or perhaps a kill is what need
> to be performed?
> I really did expect an answer looking more or less like these
> java/shell "riddles"
> 48394   ??  R      0:47.85
> /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/1.5/Home/bin/java
> -server -Xmx512M
> -Djava.util.logging.manager=org.apache.juli.ClassLoaderLogManager
> -Djava.util.logging.config.file=../conf/logging.properties
> -Djava.endorsed.dirs=../../../../Common/Tomcat/common/endorsed
> -classpath :../../../../Common/Tomcat/bin/bootstrap.jar:../../../../Common/Tomcat/bin/commons-logging-api.jar
> -Dcatalina.base=.. -Dcatalina.home=../../../../Common/Tomcat
> -Djava.io.tmpdir=../temp org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap
> /Library/FileMaker Server/Web Publishing/publishing-engine/cwpe-tomcat
> start
> But I’m no good with java
> and there is also some stuff in this folder: /Library/FileMaker
> Server/Web Publishing/publishing-engine/wpc/FM Web
> Publishing.app/Contents/MacOS/FM Web Publishing
> ggt
> 2010/5/25 Gjermund Gusland Thorsen <ggt667 at gmail.com>:
>> Ahh, I see this STOP is not WPE, but database-related.
>> ggt
>> 2010/5/25 Gjermund Gusland Thorsen <ggt667 at gmail.com>:
>>>> For the record, it is of course possible to run that tool on a cron, or from
>>>> some other command line tool, but in this case that's of no help to you,
>>>> since it would have to completely stop, then start, the entire server, thus
>>>> disconnecting not only any web clients, but all FM clients as well...
>>>> Cheers
>>>> Steve
>>> Please enlighten me.
>>> To solvet he case now I log in using VNC, then I click the WPE stop
>>> icon, then I click the WPE start icon,
>>> and then the problems are gone.
>>> Will this approach not work using command line?
>>> ggt
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