Glassfish Domain Stops When Closing Terminal Session When in "asadmin" Mode.

(Doc ID 1325117.1)

Last updated on APRIL 04, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle GlassFish Server - Version: 8.1 to 3.1 - Release: 8.1 to 3.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When starting the Glassfish Domain Administration Server (DAS) in "asadmin" mode from a remote terminal session, abrupt termination of the session will stop the DAS and it's instances.

Symptoms

If the Glassfish Domain Administration Server (DAS) is started within "asadmin" mode as below,

# <glassfish_root>/bin/asadmin
Use "exit" to exit and "help" for online help.

asadmin> start-domain
Starting Domain domain1, please wait.
Default Log location is /opt/gf2.1/domains/domain1/logs/server.log.
Redirecting output to /opt/gf2.1/domains/domain1/logs/server.log
Domain domain1 started.
Domain [domain1] is running [Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v2.1.1 Patch11 ((v2.1 Patch17)(9.1_02 Patch23)) (build b03-p11)] with its configuration and logs at: [/opt/gf2.1/domains].
Admin Console is available at [http://localhost:4848].
Use the same port [4848] for "asadmin" commands.
User web applications are available at these URLs:
[http://localhost:8080 https://localhost:8181 ].
Following web-contexts are available:
[/web1 /__wstx-services ].
Standard JMX Clients (like JConsole) can connect to JMXServiceURL:
[service:jmx:rmi:///jndi/rmi://devnul:8686/jmxrmi] for domain management purposes.
Domain listens on at least following ports for connections:
[8080 8181 4848 3700 3820 3920 8686 ].
Domain supports application server clusters and other standalone instances.

asadmin>

and if the terminal session (ssh, telnet, PuTTy, etc....) is terminated abruptly, the DAS will stop.

Cause

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