-force parameter to
This will kill the java process and stop Confluence.
If the above results in an error, such as:
Please add the following line of code to the top of your
<Confluence-Installation-Directory>/bin/setenv.sh file (Standalone instance):
Tomcat will automatically write its process id to
id.pid in your specified path and kill its process with the
For Linux or Mac user:
In addition to the above, you can try a custom script that runs
shutdown.sh first before forcing Tomcat to shutdown. This script will sleep 60 seconds then look inside
./id.pid to check if Tomcat is still running. If Tomcat is still running, it will issue a
catalina.sh stop -force.
The script needs to be saved in <confluence install>/bin and assumes
id.pid is located in the same location.
Note that this script is provided as is and not supported.