How can I restart the MetaAccess service?

While there's generally no need to manually restart the MetaAccess service, OPSWAT support may ask you to do so in certain circumstances.

For Windows 32-bit or 64-bit

  • Open the Windows Services manager: Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services

  • Scroll down to OPSWAT GEARS Client


  • Right-click on it and select 'Restart'

For OS X / macOS

  • Open a bash terminal

  • Type: sudo launchctl unload -w /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.opswat.GearsCLI.plist

  • Hit enter and provide your password

  • Then type: sudo launchctl load -w /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.opswat.GearsCLI.plist

  • Hit enter and provide your password again

This article pertains to the Windows and macOS versions of the MetaAccess
This article was last updated on 2017-09-27