In a manged domain, the shutdown operation is not located in the root resource (i.e. address ). A shutdown operation in the root resource would imply shutting down the entire domain. That's something we haven't implemented at this point. To shutdown an individual host, you address the root resource for that host. So, for a host named "host-2":
For a host named "master" (which is the name of the host in the default host.xml the AS ships):
Thanks!! I had the same problem and with "/host=master:shutdown" worked!!!