Repository tools command to temporary stop the indexing service

Use the suspendIndexer command to suspend an indexing service.


To temporary stop the indexing service, you can run the suspendIndexer command. One use of the suspendIndexer command is to stop the server when backing up the index directories. Copy the index directories to a backup directory. Run repotools -resumeIndexer to resume the service again.
Important: The server must be running when you run the command.


Attribute Description Required Default
repositoryURL The connection URL for the server. No https://localhost:9443/application

where application is jts, ccm, rm, qm, gc, dcc, or relm.

adminUserId Administrative user ID to login to the Jazz repository. No ADMIN
adminPassword Administrative user password to login to the Jazz repository. No ADMIN
credentialsFile The file containing the administrative user login credentials. No
certificateFile The file containing the administrative user login certificate. No none
smartCard The alias to login using a smart card, or ? to list available aliases. No none
logFile Path to the log file. No repotools-application_suspendIndexer.log

where application is jts, ccm, rm, qm, gc, dcc, or relm.

kerberos Authenticate with Windows user credentials using Kerberos/SPNEGO by setting to true. Or authenticate with Windows Integrated Authentication by setting to windows. No None


The following example is for Jazz® Team Server. To use this command for other applications, run these options from the server directory:
  • IBM® Engineering Workflow Management (Change and Configuration Management application): repotools-ccm
  • IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS® Next (Requirements Management application): repotools-rm
  • IBM Engineering Test Management (Quality Management application): repotools-qm
  • Global Configuration Management: repotools-gc
  • Data Collection Component: repotools-dcc
  • IBM Engineering Lifecycle Optimization - Engineering Insights: repotools-relm

Windows operating system Open a command prompt and enter this command:

cd C:\Program Files\IBM\JazzTeamServer\server\
repotools-jts.bat -suspendIndexer repositoryURL= kerberos=true

For Unix operating systems Open a command line and enter this command:

cd opt/IBM/JazzTeamServer/server/
./ -suspendIndexer repositoryURL=