To start the Release server, open a command prompt or terminal, point to the
XL_RELEASE_SERVER_HOME/bin directory, and execute the appropriate command:
Important: To run Release in the background, it must be configured to start without user interaction. The server should not require a password for the encryption key that is used to protect passwords in the repository. Alternatively, you can store the password in the
XL_RELEASE_SERVER_HOME/conf/xl-release-server.conf file, by adding following:
repository.keystore.password=MY_PASSWORD. Release will encrypt the password when you start the server.
To start the Release server as a background process:
- Open a command prompt or terminal and point to the
- Execute the appropriate command:
Important: If you close the command prompt in Microsoft Windows, Release will stop.
Specify the options you want to use when starting the Release server in the
XL_RELEASE_SERVER_OPTS environment variable.
The following server options are available:
||Forces the execution of upgrades at Release startup.|
||Identifies the password to use to access the repository keystore. If not specified and the repository keystore does require a password, Release will prompt you for it.|
||Runs the Release setup wizard.|
||Specifies a file that contains default values for configuration properties set in the setup wizard.|
To view the available server options when starting the Release server, add the
-h flag to the start command.