Starting and stopping Discovery
Use the Discovery control script,
discovery.sh, to start and stop Discovery.
Before starting Discovery, start the database server that Discovery is configured to use.
By default, Discovery is configured to use an example HyperSQL database suitable for evaluating a single Discovery server. To start the example HyperSQL database, run the command below:
$ sql/hsqldb.sh start
Starting Discovery as a background process
To start Discovery as a background process that logs to
logs/discovery.log, use the
$ ./discovery.sh start
If Discovery is already running, this command restarts Discovery.
For information on changing default log location, name, and rolling behaviour, see Discovery log files.
Starting Discovery as a foreground process
To start Discovery as a foreground process that logs to STDOUT, use the
start command with option
$ ./discovery.sh start -f
This method of starting Discovery is appropriate when running Discovery in a container
Follow the instructions below to stop Discovery.
Stopping a Discovery background process
To stop a Discovery server running as a background process, use the
$ ./discovery.sh stop
Stopping a Discovery foreground process
To stop a Discovery server running as a foreground process, use one of the methods below:
Press Ctrl-C in the terminal running Discovery.
Send the process a TERM signal:
$ kill pid
If Discovery is running in a container, stop the container.
Retrieving Discovery status
To determine if Discovery is running as a background process, use the
$ ./discovery.sh status
This command prints the status of Discovery to STDOUT, and exits with status code 0 if Discovery is running or status code 1 if Discovery is not running.