service — a standard Linux command to start or stop services
service name help
Start, stop, and check the status of Symantec Messaging Gateway services with the service command. Services are programs that run continuously to perform specific tasks. During normal operation, you do not have to stop or start services. You may need to stop or start services to diagnose or resolve a problem with Symantec Messaging Gateway.
The service command is a standard Linux command that has been modified to work with services available on Symantec Messaging Gateway.
Specify a service name and command when you run service.
Specify one of the following service names:
The Brightmail Agent facilitates communicating configuration information between the Control Center and each Scanner.
The Conduit and LiveUpdate services download spam and virus definitions.
The Control Center provides centralized Web administration, collects statistics, and hosts quarantines.
Directory data service interfaces with LDAP to provide authentication, email address validation, message routing, and policy groups.
If you restart the dds service, the bmclient_log and bmserver_log log files may contain many Could not connect: Connection refused errors. These errors are normal.
The lsisnmpd service provides SNMP information for some Dell PowerEdge Expandable RAID Controllers.
The mail transfer agent processes, routes, and delivers email messages in cooperation with the Brightmail Engine.
The MySQL database on the Control Center stores settings and message information.
The osconfig service manages network interfaces and related services.
The smsswapfile service manages secondary swap file space.
The snmpd service waits for requests from SNMP management software.
The stunnel service provides secure encrypted connections.
The following commands are available. Some commands do not apply to certain commands. Type service name help to display the commands that apply to a service.
Restart the service only if it is currently running. This command is available only for the controlcenter, snmpd, mta, and stunnel services.
Delete the swap file on the appliance. This command is available only for the smsswapfile service.
Display the commands available for the service that you specify.
This command is available only for the mysql and stunnel services.
Stop the service and then start the service.
Display the status of a service.
Start the service.
Stop the service.
Display the commands that are available for the mta service.
service mta help
Display the status of the mta service.
service mta status
Stop the mta service.
service mta stop
Stop the Conduit, LiveUpdate, and jlu-controller.
service connector stop
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