Once the server is installed, it runs constantly, listening for and accepting HTTP requests. You might want to stop and restart your server if, for instance, you have just installed a Java Development Kit (JDK) or Directory Server, or if you have changed listen socket settings.
You can stop the server by using one of the following methods:
For more information, see the Shut Down page in the online help.
After you shut down the server, it may take a few seconds for the server to complete its shut-down process and for the status to change to “Off.”