Run Files administrative commands 

Use administrative commands to perform tasks that manipulate Files content.

Before you begin

To use administrative commands, use the wsadmin client. See Starting the wsadmin client for details.

About this task

Administrative commands interact with the Files application and its resources through scripts. These scripts use the AdminControl object available in the IBM WAS wsadmin tool to interact with the Files server. Each script uses managed Java™ beans (MBeans) to get and set server administration properties.

If an error occurs when you are executing the commands, you can examine the SystemOut.log file to determine what went wrong.

To run Files administrative commands...


  1. Start the wsadmin client.

  2. Start the Files Jython script interpreter using the following command:


  3. See Files administrative commands for a complete list of administrative commands for the Files application.

      Files administrative commands
      Use these commands to perform administrative tasks for Files. No file checkout or server restart is needed when using these commands.

Parent topic

Administer Files

Related tasks

Starting the wsadmin client