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1950463 - Stop dispatcher in Unix environment


  • You want to know what is the correct/proper way to stop dispatchers in Unix environment.
  • If you are using IDM 7.2 SP8, you may get following warning after you stop the dispatcher by killing it on Unix server:

STOP_DISPATCHER field in the mc_dispatcher table for dispatcher '...' has value 0 ...
This indicates that dispatcher '...'
    - has been previously stopped abruptly
    - or other dispatcher with same name is already running
Please verify this condition - it may have serious impact on whole IDM environment.



  • SAP Netweaver Identity Management 7.1
  • SAP Netweaver Identity Management 7.2


SAP NetWeaver Identity Management 7.1 ; SAP NetWeaver Identity Management 7.2


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