The riemann REPL server is a bit of a special case. Since it controls almost every aspect of Riemann–and can shut those aspects down–it needs to live above them. While you usually start a repl server from the config file, it is not bound to the usual config lifecycle and won’t be shut down or interrupted during config reload.
Starts a new REPL server, when one isn’t already running.
Starts a new repl server. Stops the old server first, if any. Options:
:host (default “127.0.0.1”) :port (default 5557)
Stops the REPL server.