A server instance is started using the stop-instance command. The following example stops the server instance named myinstance. The command prompts for the administrative passwords.
$ asadmin stop-instance --host myhost --port 1234 --user admin myinstance
The administrative server host is myhost, the administrative port is 1234, the administrative username is admin. The server instance myinstance can be clustered or standalone.
For the full syntax, type asadmin help stop-instance.