Stop Sentinel


Log off from the Sentinel monitoring interface.


Windows non-service mode

Open a command console screen.

Enter the command: Windows:stopserver.bat

Windows service mode

You can configure Sentinel to run as a Windows service. This causes the server to start and stop with the computer.

For details of how to configure the Sentinel server to run as a Windows service, refer to the Axway Installation and Prerequisites Guide.

If you need to start the Sentinel server with Windows running:

  1. From the desktop Start menu, select Settings > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services.
  2. Windows displays the Services window.
  3. Scroll down the Services list and right-click the Axway Sentinel service.
  4. From the context menu, select Stop.


Navigate to the Sentinel installation directory and enter the command: ./stopserver

More information

For detailed information on stopping Sentinel, see the Sentinel Installation Guide, available at

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