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How to Start and Stop Financial Management (HFM) Server Windows Processes (Doc ID 989574.1)

Last updated on MAY 10, 2021

Applies to:

Hyperion Financial Management - Version to [Release 1.0 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Feb 2016


This document describes the starting and stopping of the main Windows processes that are seen in the Windows Task Manager of a Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) application server.


This document is intended for use by Hyperion Financial Management administrators with a good understanding of the Windows Task Manager, in particular the Processes tab.


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In this Document
 What are the main Windows processes of an HFM application server?
 What happens when I start the HFM Windows Service?
 What happens when I stop the HFM Windows Service?
 Why should I use the HFM Windows Service?
 When should I not use the HFM Windows Service?
 Allowing HFM to start and stop as needed.
 Why do I see multiple HsvDataSource.exe processes on an HFM application server?
 When does the HsvDataSource.exe process stop itself?
 Why might the HsvDataSource.exe not stop by itself?
 What is the CASSecurity.exe process?
 In what order should the HFM processes be stopped?

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