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Status Not under consideration
Workspace WebSphere Liberty
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 7, 2018

Kill on WLP client command should be propagated downstream

Often JEE application clients are used as a gateway between other applications and Liberty (e.g. transforming a proprietary TCP-based protocol into EJB calls).

To start the client the "run" command is being used. When using the "run" command two processes are started (the "client"-command process and a "java" child process that runs the actual code).

There is no "stop/force stop" option available on the client command. Therefore a typical solution is to implement a wrapper script (that calls the client command and stores the process id (pid))) to provide some structured stop possibility to the operations team.

When a kill is being sent to the "client" - process the "java" child process is not being terminated, so the "kill"-signal does not seem to be propagated to the "java" child process from the "client"-command process.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 125677
RFE URL
RFE Product WebSphere Application Server
  • Admin
    Graham Charters
    Aug 27, 2021

    Closing as raiser in not in a position to confirm the issue remains.

  • Admin
    Graham Charters
    Jul 20, 2021

    In our testing, killing the server script causes the server process to also be killed. Could you provide more information that might help us identify the issue and evaluate the request. Many thanks.