On Linux, running the command "smpolicysrv -stats" returns "The specified server is not currently running."
Before this error was observed, smpolicysrv was run by mistake and terminated by CTRL-C.
The root cause is that smpolicysrv process was invoked duplicatedly. In this case, it was by mistake. This can cause such unexpected result.
OS: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
To resolve the error, restart Policy Server. Then, try the comannd with the option "-stats" again.
On the other hand, ensure that running the smpolicysrv command with correct option.
You may see the supported options to run the command line below:
# smpolicysrv -?
# smpolicysrv -h
TEC456063 explains the same error message on Windows:
running smpolicysrv -stats or -publish returns "The specified server is not currently running." (Legacy_Onyx KB Id: 176999)