Alfresco Restart Sub-system by Using JConsole

This article shows how to restart the Alfresco sub-system without restarting the Tomcat / Alfresco server.

Step 1: Start JConsole from JDK\bin\jconsole.exe.

 Step 2: Enter the JMX URL, user name and password as in the following:
Username : controlRole
Password : change_asap
JMX url : service:jmx:rmi:///jndi/rmi://localhost:50500/alfresco/jmxrmi

The default username and password can be found in the "alfresco-jmxrmi.access" and "alfresco-jmxrmi.password" files located in the "tomcat/webapps/alfresco/WEB-INF/classes/alfresco" directory.

Step 3: Click the MBeans tab and expand AlfrescoàConfiguration in the tree control.

Step 4: Navigate to the sub-system that you want to restart. Here I am restarting the Synchronization sub-system.

Step 5: Expand the treeview control to Synchronization à defaultà Operation.

Step 6: Press the Stop button to stop this sub-system and wait a few seconds to get the status message.

Step 7: Wait for 1 or 2 minutes.

Step 8: Press the Start button to start this sub-system again and wait a few seconds to get the status message.