1. Installing Ingres : Startup and Shutdown on Windows
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Startup and Shutdown on Windows
Your Ingres instance on Windows can be started and shut down in the following ways:
Using Ingres Service Manager
Using the Services Window in Windows
Using the ingstart and ingstop commands
Using Visual Manager
Using Director
Note:  We recommend that you start Ingres as a service. To do so, use Ingres Service Manager, issue ingstart -service at the command prompt, or use Director.