As Repstance is a pre-configured Linux service it starts/stops together with the Server and MUST be maintained using the Linux Service Command.
In order to stop the Repstance Server the “service repstance stop“ must be used:
# service repstance stop
Stopping repstance: [ OK ]
In order to start Repstance Server the “service repstance start“ must be used:
# service repstance start
Starting repstance: [ OK ]
In order to check Repstance Server status the “service repstance status“ must be used:
# service repstance status
repstance (pid 3033) is running...
Regularly backup the Trail Files which are located in /opt/repstance/trail directory along with the Configuration Files, which are located in /opt/repstance/conf and Capture Checkpoint Files in /opt/repstance/captureckpt.* and lastly make sure that you record the last applied checkpoint in a file of you choosing.
Schedule regular jobs which are responsible for cleaning up “old” Trail and Log Files which are found under these directories: