Managing applications and extensions

All SPARKL applications and extensions available on the selected node are displayed in the Node Elements view. You can start and stop them, or get information on them.

Starting an extension or application

You can start SPARKL extensions and applications. You cannot use extensions that are in stopped state. For example, you cannot run transactions if svc_sequencer, the Sequencer extension is not started.

Procedure

  1. Log into the Developer Console as admin.
  2. Switch to Nodes mode on the Mode panel.
    Note: The Nodes mode, and all content displayed in this mode, is only visible if you log in as admin.
  3. Select an extension or application.
  4. Switch it on.

Results

The selected extension or application is now in started state.

Stopping an extension or application

You can stop SPARKL extensions and applications. The extensions that are in stopped state cannot be used. For example, no transactions can be run if svc_sequencer, the Sequencer extension is in stopped state.

Procedure

  1. Log into the Developer Console as admin.
  2. Switch to Nodes mode on the Mode panel.
    Note: The Nodes mode, and all content displayed in this mode, is only visible if you log in as admin.
  3. Select an extension or application.
  4. Switch it off.

Results

The selected extension or application is now in stopped state.

Getting information on an extension or application

Depending on the type of application or extension selected, you can get various information. For example, you can get information on the number of components in your configuration tree or the expiration date of your license.

Procedure

  1. Log into the Developer Console as admin.
  2. Switch to Nodes mode on the Mode panel.
    Note: The Nodes mode, and all content displayed in this mode, is only visible if you log in as admin.
  3. Click on one of the extensions or applications. For example:
    • sse_cfg to get information on the number of mix components, registered users and started services
    • sse_license to get information on the expiration of your license, its state and the number of events
    • sse_log to get information on the type of logging
    • sse_yaws to get information on ports, security certificates and user sessions
    • svc_sequencer to see the number of started transactions

Results

The related information is displayed in a pop-up window.

Figure: SPARKL applications - Getting information