Respectfully: Incorrect, or at least partly so, answer.

On a single sever with one partition, certainly incorrect, as you lose all visibility to peformance, graphing, and any administration functions that it provides. If you are more than 65 years old this might be OK mostly, but for younger admins losing the GUI is generally not a good thing. Some will argue that 'I can do everything needed on a green screen,' and much you can, it's just harder and you get to see a teeny window not a huge ass window into your system.

For example, can you look at a joblog for a running job in the green screen? Sure. Can you search it? No.

Can you display spooled files as a PDF in the green screen? No.

Can you subset active jobs with just a few keystrokes on the green screen? No.

Can you do ANY performance investigation whatever on the green screen? No.

And certainly the list simply goes on and on and on.

Now, if you have multiple partitions and/or servers then the admin servers need only be running on one system, as you can manage many systems from the admin servers running on one system in your data center. The actual management of the target server is done through the host servers not through the admin server.

- DrF

On 12/23/2021 1:51 PM, Brad Stone wrote:

On Thu, Dec 23, 2021 at 12:50 PM Greg Wilburn <
gwilburn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Is there any reason to have the Admin HTTP server(s) running all the time?

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