How to start or stop WebSphere Administrative Agent

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You must install WebSphere Application Server and create an administrative agent profile before you can start or stop the Administrative Agent.

Command Line

Start a administrative agent.

~]# /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/AdminAgent01/bin/ adminagent
. . .
ADMU3000I: Server adminagent open for e-business; process id is 12345


Stop a administrative agent.

~]# /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/AdminAgent01/bin/ adminagent
. . .
ADMU4000I: Server adminagent stop completed.


A crontab job can be created to ensure the administrative agent is started when the system is rebooted.

@reboot bash /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/AdminAgent01/bin/ adminagent


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