Verifying, stopping, and restarting the Symantec Protection Engine daemon on Linux and Solaris
Symantec Protection Engine starts automatically as a daemon when the installation is complete. A transcript of the installation is saved as /var/log/SYMCScan-install.log for later review. You can verify whether the service is running after you install the product.
You might need to stop and restart the Symantec Protection Engine daemon. When you do, the client applications that are submitting files for scanning can lose their connection to Symantec Protection Engine. The client applications must re-establish their connections and resubmit files for scanning.
To verify that the Symantec Protection Engine daemon is running on Linux and Solaris
At the command prompt, type the following command:
ps -ea | grep symcscan
A list of processes similar to the following appears:
5358 ?0:00 symcscan
5359 ?0:00 symcscan
If nothing is displayed, the Symantec Protection Engine daemon did not start.
If the Symantec Protection Engine daemon did not start, type the following command:
With the new configuration, Symantec Protection Engine might take longer to start than it did in previous versions.
To stop and restart the Symantec Protection Engine daemon on Solaris and Linux
Log in to the computer as root.
At the command prompt, type one of the following commands:
To stop the service
To start the service
To stop and immediately restart the service
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