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Start MATLAB Web App Server service from the command line on Windows, Linux, and macOS systems

Since R2020a


webapps-start starts the MATLAB® Web App Server™.

webapps-start [--version | -v] returns the version of MATLAB Web App Server installed.

webapps-start [--help | -h] returns command-line help.


Start MATLAB Web App Server

To start the server, at the system command line, type:


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MATLAB Web App Server Command-Line Script Location

The command-line scripts are located in the script folder in your MATLAB Web App Server installation folder. For instance, the default locations for R2024a are as follows:

Operating SystemDefault Location of Command-Line Scripts

Windows® (Administrator)

C:\Program Files\MATLAB\MATLAB Web App Server\R2024a\script

Linux® (sudo)


macOS (Intel® processor) (sudo)


Version History

Introduced in R2020a