How can I restart the OPSWAT Client service?

While there's generally no need to manually restart the OPSWAT Client's services, 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

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  • 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

Linux v4

  • Open a bash terminal

  • Type: sudo service opswatclient stop

  • Hit enter and provide your password

  • Then type: sudo service opswatclient start

  • 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 2020-02-18

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