You can set up the system so that AIX Common Desktop Environment comes up automatically when you start the system, or you can start AIX Common Desktop Environment manually. You must log in as root to perform each of these tasks.
You may find it more convenient to set up your system to start AIX Common Desktop Environment automatically when the system is turned on. You can do this through the Web-based System Manager fast path, wsm system, through the System Management Interface Tool (SMIT), or from a command line.
You must have root user authority to enable or disable desktop auto-start.
|Starting/Stopping the AIX Common Desktop Environment Automatically Tasks|
|Web-based System Manager: wsm
system fast path|
|Task||SMIT Fast Path||Command or File|
|Enabling the Desktop Auto-Start 1||smit dtconfig||dtconfig -e|
|Disabling the Desktop Auto-Start 1||smit dtconfig||dtconfig -d|
- Restart the machine after completing this task.
You can start AIX Common Desktop Environment manually.
A Desktop Login screen will display. When you log in, you will start a desktop session.
You can stop AIX Common Desktop Environment manually.
When you manually stop the login manager, all X servers and desktop sessions that the login manager started are stopped.
kill -term process_id