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titleBefore you begin
  • The Management Console uses the default HTTP-NIO transport, which is configured in the catalina-server.xml file in the <IS_HOME>/repository/conf/tomcat directory. This transport must be properly configured in this file for the Management Console to be accessible.
  • The config-validation.xml file in the <PRODUCT_HOME>/repository/conf/etc directory contains a list of recommended system parameters, which are validated against your system when the server starts. See Configuring config-validation.xml for details on modifying these parameters before starting the server.


Starting the server


  1. Click Launch -> Run Applications, type dtterm at the Prompt, and then press Enter, to open a Command Prompt.
  2. Execute the following command: <PRODUCT_HOME>/bin/bash
  3. The operation log appears in the command window. When the product server has successfully started, the log displays the message "WSO2 Carbon started in 'n' seconds".


You need to do the following modification to the <PRODUCT_HOME>/bin/ file, to start the product as a

If you are starting the product in service/nohup mode in Solaris

.Open the

, do the following:

  1. Update the <PRODUCT_HOME>/bin/ file
in a text editor.
  1. as follows:
    1. Search for the following occurrences: nohup sh "$CARBON_HOME"/bin/ $args > /dev/null 2>&1 &

    2. Replace those occurrences with the following:  nohup bash "$CARBON_HOME"/bin/ $args > /dev/null 2>&1 &


      The only change is replacing sh with bash. This is required only for Solaris.

  2. Update your PATH variable to have /usr/xpg4/bin/sh as the first element. This is because /usr/xpg4/bin/sh contains an sh shell that is newer than the default sh shell. You can set this variable as a system property in the script or you can run the following command on a terminal:

    Code Block
    export PATH=/usr/xpg4/bin/sh:$PATH
  3. Start the product by following the above instructions.

Running the management console