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Sterling Gentran:Director Executive program needs to be stopped or started

Technote (FAQ)


Question

How do you stop or start Director Executive executable?

Cause

Gentran:DirectorExecutive.exe must be active to use the application.

Answer

Use Gentran:Director System Configuration to stop and start Sterling Gentran:Director Executive

    1. Go to Tools > Configuration.
    2. Click Stop and then answer "yes" to the check prompt.
    3. Click Start to enable Gentran:Director Executive.
The Windows System Tray shows an icon to stop the Gentran Executive.exe

    For version 5.4:
      1. Right-click the Director Executive icon in the Windows System Tray in the lower right corner of the screen. It looks like a white rectangle with a stylized blue letter S inside.
      2. Select "Stop Director Executive". Then answer "yes" to the check prompt.
      3. Click Start > All Programs > Sterling Commerce > click Director Executive to start.
    For version 5.5:
      1. Double-click the Director Executive icon in the Windows System Tray in the lower right corner of the screen. It looks like a blue rectangle with white letters IBM inside.
      2. A window "About Sterling Director Executive" opens. Click Stop, and then answer "yes" to the check prompt.
      3. Click Start > All Programs > Sterling Gentran:Director Connection > click Director Executive to start.

Document information

More support for: Sterling Gentran:Director
Documentation

Software version: 5.3.1, 5.4, 5.5

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1621620

Modified date: 2016-08-15