When auto start is enabled, an application will automatically start when the JVM is restarted. When auto start is disabled, an application will be stopped when a JVM is restarted, and the application would need to be manually started.
- In the left panel of the WebSphere web console, expand Applications > Application Types, and select WebSphere enterprise applications.
- Select the application that you want to enable or disable auto start.
- Select Target specific application status.
- Check the cluster the application is in and select Enable Auto Start or Disable Auto Start.
- Select Save.
In this example, the Auto Start status is Yes, which means the applications in exampleCluster will automatically start when the JVM is restarted.