4. Running the LOCKSS System

After Configuring the LOCKSS System and anytime after updating the LOCKSS Installer to a new version and stopping your LOCKSS stack:

  • Starting the LOCKSS system

    Run scripts/start-lockss: This script will calls in turn:

    • scripts/generate-lockss. This script takes your configuration data and turns into into a set of configuration files containing the right values.

    • scripts/assemble-lockss. This script puts the configuration files and puts them in the right places, and ensures that all storage volumes are ready for use (creating them if necessary).

    • scripts/deploy-lockss. This script deploys your LOCKSS stack by invoking Docker.

  • Shutting down the LOCKSS system


  • To restart a running or shut down LOCKSS 2.0-alpha2 cluster:


  • To remove all configurations, volumes and networks installed by LOCKSS from Docker.

    Run scripts/uninstall-lockss: Remove all lockss elements from docker. This will not remove files from the persistent store.