Oracle GlassFish Server 3.0.1 Quick Start Guide

Starting and Stopping the Database Server

A database server is not started by default when you start the GlassFish Server domain. If your applications require a database back end, you must start and stop the database server manually.

The following procedures describe how to start and stop the Java DB server that is bundled with GlassFish Server. For information about starting and stopping other database servers, see the documentation for your specific product.

For the list of database products supported in this release, see the Oracle GlassFish Server 3.0.1 Release Notes.

For more information about database connectivity, see Chapter 14, Administering Database Connectivity , in Oracle GlassFish Server 3.0.1 Administration Guide.

ProcedureTo Start the Java DB Server

Before You Begin

At least one GlassFish Server domain must be started before you start the database server.

  1. Use the asadmin start-database command.

    The general form for the command is:

    as-install/bin/asadmin start-database --dbhome directory-path

    For example, to start the Java DB server from its default location:

    as-install/bin/asadmin start-database --dbhome as-install-parent/javadb

ProcedureTo Stop the Java DB Server

  1. Use the asadmin stop-database command:

    as-install/bin/asadmin stop-database