How to Start and Stop the Mediasuite Database Manually


The Mediasuite database runs on the Server computer through a service that is either:

Dedicated Server: Scheduled to start and shutdown automatically each day

Non-Dedicated Server: Starts/Ends upon manual opening and closing the D4W application on the Server

Below are other ways the database can be started and stopped manually.

BE AWARE stopping the database will result in all client computers with CMS running losing connection to the database and the application will close itself.

Dedicated Server

  1. With a Dedicated Server install a lightning bolt icon should be on the desktop that allows the start or shutdown the database.

  2. Double click on this icon and, depending on what build of CMS, either a 

    1. Grey window with options to  Start or Stop
      Black window instructing to enter 1 to Start, or 2 to Stop

  3. Wait a few moments for a message confirming the database has successfully started or stopped.

Non-dedicated server

  1. As mentioned in the introduction, a non-dedicated CMS database is always started by launching D4W/PSS

  2. To shut it down, simply close the D4W/PSS application. It may take a few minutes for the database to shutdown.

  3. To shutdown the database quickly, close the D4W/PSS application and right click on the CMSImg lightning bolt icon in the task box found in the bottom right hand corner of your screen.

  4. Click Shut down

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