AEM installation command line

Updated: May 9, 2020

With this blog we will explain about the options in command line installtion of AEM



AEM Installation command line


For a 32-bit Java VM


java -Xmx1024M -jar cq-quickstart-6.4.0.jar

For a 64-bit VM


java -XX:MaxPermSize=256m -Xmx1024M -jar cq-quickstart-6.4.0.jar

cq-<instance-type>-p<port-number>.jar

cq-author-p4502.jar

cq-publish-p4503.jar

install these two instances in, for example

<aem-install>/author and

<aem-install>/publish

command-line scripts are located here:

<aem-install>/crx-quickstart/bin/

This can be used to start and stops the AEM if it is installed before.

This folder contains the following Unix bash shell scripts:

  • start: Starts the instance

  • stop: Stops the instance

  • status: Reports the Status of the instance

  • quickstart: Used to configure start information, if necessary.

To Start AEM:

Windows: SET CQ_PORT=1234 & ./start.bat

Unix: CQ_PORT=1234 ./start

To stop AEM:

  • If you started AEM from either a script or the command line, press Ctrl+C to shut down the server.

  • If you have used the start script on UNIX, you must use the stop script to stop AEM.

To stop AEM using command line (<cq-installation>/bin directory.):

Windows: ./stop

Unix: ./stop.bat


Redefining the location of the temporary work directory

The default location of the temporary folder of the java machine is /tmp. AEM uses this folder too, for example when building packages.

If you want to change the location of the temporary folder (for example, if you need a directory with more free space) then define a <new-tmp-path> by adding the JVM parameter:


-Djava.io.tmpdir="/<new-tmp-path>"

to either:

  • the server startup command line

  • the CQ_JVM_OPTS environment parameter in the serverctl or start script.


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