I have the following shell script to start the Jetty Server in my portable web application in Windows.
start java -DSTOP.PORT=8080 -DSTOP.KEY=stop_jetty -jar start.jar EXIT
To start a Jetty Server, you can type the following command.
java -jar start.jar
The only way to stop the Jetty Server is by pressing Ctrl + C in the shell prompt.
Actually, there is a way to issue a stop command to the Jetty Server on another shell prompt. But you have to specify the STOP.PORT and STOP.KEY in the start command as follow. Continue reading
Normally, we can start Jetty in the command prompt by
In case you close the command prompt accidentally, Jetty will shutdown. One way to solve the problem in Windows platform is to make use of the Windows Service Wrapper provided by Jetty.