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Need command to start a specific TCP/IP Server and all its Server Applications with AUTOSTART = YES
It seems there is no way to start only a single TCP/IP server while only starting its server applications which are set to AUTOSTART = YES.
For example, To start HTTP we have: STRTCPSVR SERVER(*HTTP)
But that will start up ALL HTTP instances regardless of their AUTOSTART setting.
Then if we want to only start TCP/IP server applications which have AUTOSTART = YES, we have either: STRTCPSVR SERVER(*AUTOSTART) or STRTCP
Both of which will start the TCP/IP Server Applications for ALL TCP/IP servers, not just HTTP.
It would be helpful if there was perhaps an additional option in the STRTCPSVR command such as: STRTCPSVR SERVER(*HTTP) AUTOSTART(*YES)
Of course it would have to take the global setting into account as well.
There exist 5 HTTP server instances on a system. We'll say they are named: SERVER1, SERVER2, SERVER3, SERVER4, SERVER5. Only SERVER1 - SERVER3 are running and have their AUTOSTART property set to YES. The other two aren't needed at the time and have their AUTOSTART property set to NO.
There is a need to cycle all running HTTP server instances (SERVER1 - SERVER3). So "ENDTCPSVR SERVER(*HTTP)" is run and all instances shutdown. Now it's time to bring them back up.
If the goal is to only have SERVER1 - SERVER3 come back up, you have two options. Either: A) Run STRTCPSVR SERVER(*HTTP) then run ENDTCPSVR SERVER(*HTTP) HTTPSVR(SERVER4) ENDTCPSVR SERVER(*HTTP) HTTPSVR(SERVER5) B) Manually bring up the three servers with: STRTCPSVR SERVER(*HTTP) HTTPSVR(SERVER1) STRTCPSVR SERVER(*HTTP) HTTPSVR(SERVER2) STRTCPSVR SERVER(*HTTP) HTTPSVR(SERVER3)
It would be nice to be able to just issue a single command to only startup the 3 HTTP server instances which have AUTOSTART set to YES. Something like: STRTCPSVR SERVER(*HTTP) AUTOSTART(*YES)
I was told something like this is currently not possible in the linked Support Case ID. So here I am creating an RFE.
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