shutdownPort nodeURL port


The shutdownPort utility shuts down the instrument service (if it is running) on the specified port(s) of the specified SIAM node. If there is no instrument service running on the specified port, or if the specified port does not exist on the node, an error is reported to the user.


Option Description Values
nodeURL IP address or host name of SIAM node e.g.,
portName Name of instrument port (or alias) defined in siamPort.cfg /dev/ttyS8, COM1, /dev/tty.KeySerial1

Example output:

shutdownPort localhost /dev/tty.KeySerial1 
SIAM version $Name:  $
Shutdown port /dev/tty.KeySerial1


The following environment variables must be set:

Variable Description Example
JAVA_HOME location of Java installation
/j9, /opt/java/jdk1.3.1, etc.
JAVA Path to JVM command For MMC

For Sun JVM (e.g. linux, win32, mac OS)
SIAM_HOME top of the SIAM directory tree -
SIAM_CLASSPATH Path including all SIAM and supporting classes For MMC

For linux/win32

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