title: " Gerrit Code Review - Server Side Administrative Tools" sidebar: gerritdoc_sidebar permalink: pgm-index.html

Server side tools can be started by executing the WAR file through the Java command line. For example:

$ java -jar gerrit.war <tool> [<options>]

Tool should be one of the following names:


  • init
    Initialize a new Gerrit server installation.

  • daemon
    Gerrit HTTP, SSH network server.

  • gsql
    Administrative interface to idle database.

  • prolog-shell
    Simple interactive Prolog interpreter.

  • reindex
    Rebuild the secondary index.

  • SwitchSecureStore
    Change used SecureStore implementation.

  • rulec
    Compile project-specific Prolog rules to JARs.

  • version
    Display the release version of Gerrit Code Review.

  • passwd
    Set or reset password in secure.config.

Transition Utilities


Part of Gerrit Code Review