Starting and Stopping JasperReports Server Activity

 

 

 

Step

Action

1. 

Note: The bundled Tomcat and PostgreSQL software are installed as Windows services.

 

They start in the background. You may see a command line window display briefly when starting or stopping JasperReports Server.

2. 

For the purpose of training, JasperReports Server is running following a successful installation.

3. 

Note: The Jaspersoft services start automatically on Windows startup. You could use the Windows Services control panel to start them up and shut them down.

 

The easier and preferred method is to use the Windows Program Menu shortcuts provided by Jaspersoft.

 

This activity shows how to use the shortcuts.

4. 

Click the Windows Start button.

5. 

Click the JasperReports Server 5.1 folder.

6. 

Click the Start or Stop Services folder.

7. 

Click the Stop Service menu item.

8. 

For the purpose of training the web browser is displayed for you.

9. 

Refresh the browser to verify that JasperReports Server is not available.

 

Click the Refresh button.

10. 

JasperReports Server is shutdown

 

 

Next, start the Jaspersoft services and refresh the login page.

11. 

Click the Windows Start button.

12. 

Click the JasperReports Server 5.1 folder.

13. 

Click the Start or Stop Services folder.

14. 

Click the Start Service menu item.

15. 

For the purpose of training the web browser is displayed for you.

16. 

Refresh the browser to verify that JasperReports Server is available.

 

Click the Refresh button.

17. 

The login page re-appears.

18. 

Congratulations!

 

You can now start and stop JasperReports Server using the Windows Program menu shortcuts.

End of Procedure.