Managing Your Instance

Managing and Updating FOSSA

Use the FOSSA CLI as sudo and the following commands to manage FOSSA.

Starting/Stopping FOSSA

fossa start - start the instance
fossa stop - stop the instance; it will take a second to clean up all running data
fossa restart - stop then start the instance

Updating FOSSA

fossa upgrade - download and install the latest version of FOSSA.

To update fossa, you must first stop the instance, upgrade and then restart: fossa stop && fossa upgrade && fossa start.

Initializing FOSSA

fossa init - Download and install the FOSSA appliance. Do not run this command if you've already followed the setup guide.