Start, Stop, or Uninstall a Robot (Command Line)

This topic provides the commands to stop, start, or remove a robot. The information is organized by Operating System. 
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This topic provides the commands to stop, start, or remove a robot. The information is organized by Operating System. 
Contents
Windows
Action
Command
Start
C:\Program Files\nimsoft\bin\nimbus.exe –start
Stop
C:\Program Files\nimsoft\bin\nimbus.exe –stop
Remove
C:\Program Files\nimsoft\unistall.exe
AIX
Action
Command
Start
/usr/bin/startsrc –s nimbus
Stop
/usr/bin/stopsrc –s nimbus
Remove
rmdir -rf /opt/nimsoft
rmssys -s nimbus
rmssys -s nimsh
rpm –e nimsoft-robot
removes the robot rpm
.
Use this command if the robot was installed using ADE.
rmdir -rf /opt/nimsoft
removes the associated robot files and directories.
Use
rmssys -s nimbus|nimsh
to ensure that the service (subsystem) is completely removed.
Debian Linux
Action
Command
Confirm
dpkg-query -s nimsoft-robot
Start
/etc/init.d/nimbus start
Stop
/etc/init.d/nimbus stop
Remove
(sudo)
dpkg -r nimsoft-robot
HP-UX
Action
Command
Confirm
swverify –v controller
Start
/opt/nimsoft/bin/niminit start
(or)
/sbin/init.d/nimbus start
Stop
/opt/nimsoft/bin/niminit stop
(or)
/sbin/init.d/nimbus stop
Remove
/opt/nimsoft/bin/niminit stop
swremove controller
rm -rf /opt/nimsoft
rm -rf /opt/nimsoft
removes the robot files and directories.
Linux - RC-compatible 
(RHEL 5.x and prior, CentOS 5.x and prior, SUSE, Debian)
Action
Command
Confirm*
rpm -q nimsoft-robot
Start
/etc/init.d/nimbus start
Stop
/etc/init.d/nimbus stop
Remove*
rpm -e RPM_package
(RPM_package =
robot name minus .rpm)
Confirm and Remove instructions apply to robots installed by ADE.
If you installed the robot with nimldr, no rpm packages are installed, so the confirm and remove steps do not apply.
To remove a robot installed by nimldr:
  • /opt/Nimsoft/bin/niminit stop
  • /opt/Nimsoft/bin/inst_init.sh remove
  • cd /opt/
  • rm -rf Nimsoft
Linux - Upstart Method 
(RHEL 6.0 and newer, CentOS and newer, Ubuntu)
If you want to use the Upstart initctl function, you must write your own nimbus.conf script.
Action
Command
Confirm*
rpm -q nimsoft-robot
Start
initctl start nimbus
Stop
initctl stop nimbus
Remove*
rpm -e RPM_package
(RPM_package =
robot name minus .rpm)
Confirm and Remove instructions apply to robots installed by ADE.
If you installed the robot with nimldr, no rpm packages are installed, so the confirm and remove steps do not apply.
To remove a robot installed by nimldr:
  • /opt/Nimsoft/bin/niminit stop
  • /opt/Nimsoft/bin/inst_init.sh remove
  • cd /opt/
  • rm -rf Nimsoft
Solaris
Action
Command
Confirm
pkginfo nimsoft-robot
Start
/etc/init.d/nimbus start
Stop
/etc/init.d/nimbus stop
Remove
(sudo or su -c)
pkgrm nimsoft-robot
Ubuntu Linux
Action
Command
Confirm
dpkg -query -s nimsoft-robot
Start
(sudo, su -c, or root) 
initctl start nimbus
Stop
(sudo, su -c, or root) 
initctl stop nimbus
Remove
(sudo)
dpkg -r nimsoft-robot