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You can start and stop SAP Mobile Platform Server on Windows in different ways.

Note If you are using a custom database with SAP Mobile Platform, starting and stopping SAP Mobile Platform Server has no effect on the database. Only the default SAP SQL Anywhere database is automatically stopped and started in sync with SAP Mobile Platform Server.
Starting SAP Mobile Platform Server
Use any of these methods to start SAP Mobile Platform Server:
  • Desktop shortcut – double-click the Start SAP Mobile Platform Server icon on the Windows desktop.
  • Windows Start menu – select Start of the navigation path Start Next navigation step (All) Programs Next navigation step SAP Mobile Platform Server 3.0 Next navigation step Start SAP Mobile Platform Server End of the navigation path.
  • Windows Services Control Panel – start the SAP Mobile Platform Server service.

Server start-up may take several minutes.

Check the server log at <SMP_HOME>\Server\log\<host_name>-smp-server.log. The server has not fully started until this line appears in the server log:
The SMP server has initialized and is ready.
Stopping SAP Mobile Platform Server
Use any of these methods to stop SAP Mobile Platform Server:
  • Desktop shortcut – double-click the Stop SAP Mobile Platform Server icon on the Windows desktop.
  • Windows Start menu – select Start of the navigation path Start Next navigation step (All) Programs Next navigation step SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 Next navigation step Stop SAP Mobile Platform Server End of the navigation path.
  • Windows Services Control Panel – stop the SAP Mobile Platform Server service.