On Windows, Couchbase Server is installed as a Windows service. You can use the Services tab within the Windows Task Manager to start and stop Couchbase Server.
You will need Power User or Administrator privileges, or have been separately granted the rights to manage services to start and stop Couchbase Server.
By default, the service should start automatically when the
machine boots. To manually start the service, open the Windows
Task Manager and choose the Services tab,
or select the
Run and then type
Services.msc to open the Services management
Once open, find the CouchbaseServer service, right-click and then choose to Start or Stop the service as appropriate. You can also alter the configuration so that the service is not automatically started during boot.
Alternatively, you can start and stop the service from the command-line, either by using the system net command. For example, to start Couchbase Server:
net start CouchbaseServer
To stop Couchbase Server:
net stop CouchbaseServer
Start and Stop scripts are also provided in the standard
Couchbase Server installation in the
directory. To start the server using this script:
To stop the server using the supplied script: