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How to start and stop the PowerChute Business Edition Agent service

Issue:
How to start and stop the PowerChute Business Edition Agent service


Product:
PowerChute Business Edition v9.5 and higher


Environment: 

All supported operating systems


Solution:

Follow the steps detailed below to start and stop the Agent service.


Windows

Navigate to Windows Services under Administrative Tools in the Control Panel and locate the PowerChute Business Edition Agent service (APC PBE Agent).

To manually start the Agent, right-click on APC PBE Agent and select Start.
To manually stop the Agent, right-click on APC PBE Agent and select Stop.


Using Command Prompt open Command Prompt as an administrator
Enter
net start apcpbeagent  (to start the service)
net stop apcpbeagent  (to stop the service)

Linux

To manually start or stop the PowerChute Business Edition service, enter the following command in a command/terminal window
NOTE: You must have administrator privileges to execute these commands.

/etc/init.d/PBEAgent start  (to start the service)
/etc/init.d/PBEAgent stop  (to stop the service)
 

RHEL and SUSE
service pbeagent start  (to start the service)
service pbeagent stop  (to stop the service)

(or)

systemctl start PBEAgent.service (to start the service)
systemctl stop PBEAgent.service  (to stop the service)
 

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