EDEX Start and Stop
EDEX Service Manager
There are five EDEX service installed into
/etc/init.d/, four of which run on boot:
service postgres start service httpd-pypies start service qpidd start service edex_camel start
edex_ldm, does not run at boot to prevent filling up disk space if EDEX is not running.
service edex_ldm start
All of these services are started and stopped by a single program
edex start Starting EDEX PostgreSQL: [ OK ] Starting httpd: [ OK ] Starting QPID [ OK ] Starting EDEX Camel (request): Starting EDEX Camel (ingest): Starting EDEX Camel (ingestGrib): Starting AWIPS LDM:The product-queue is OK. ...
edex stop Stopping EDEX Camel (request): Stopping EDEX Camel (ingest): Stopping EDEX Camel (ingestGrib): Stopping QPID [ OK ] Stopping httpd: [ OK ] Stopping EDEX PostgreSQL: [ OK ] Stopping AWIPS LDM:Stopping the LDM server... ...
edex setup [edex] EDEX IP and Hostname Setup Checking /awips2/database/data/pg_hba.conf [OK] Checking /awips2/edex/bin/setup.env [OK]  Hostname edex.unidata.ucar.edu added to /awips2/ldm/etc/ldmd.conf [done]
This command configures and/or confirms that the EDEX hostname and IP address definitions exist (
edex setup is run by
If your EDEX server is running but you see the message "Connectivity Error: Unable to validate localization preferences" in CAVE, it may mean that the domain name defined in
/awips2/edex/bin/setup.envcan not be resolved from outside the server. Some machines have different internally-resolved and externally-resolved domain names (cloud-based especially). The name defined in
setup.envmust be externally-resolvable.
edex log [edex] EDEX Log Viewer :: No log specified - Defaulting to ingest log :: Viewing /awips2/edex/logs/edex-ingest-20151209.log. Press CTRL+C to exit INFO [Ingest.binlightning-1] /awips2/data_store/SFPA42_KWBC_091833_38031177.2015120918 processed in: 0.0050 (sec) Latency: 0.0550 (sec) INFO [Ingest.obs-1] /awips2/data_store/metar/SAIN31_VABB_091830_131392869.2015120918 processed in: 0.0810 (sec) Latency: 0.1800 (sec)
More edex logs...
edex log grib edex log request edex log ldm edex log radar edex log satellite edex log text
To see a list of clients connecting to your EDEX server, use the
edex users [YYYYMMDD] command, where
YYYYMMDD is the optional date string.
edex users -- EDEX Users 20160826 -- email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
To view any stuck purge jobs in PortgreSQL (a rare but serious problem if your disk fills up). The solution to this is to run
edex purge reset.