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How to start and stop the PowerChute Network Shutdown service

Issue:
How to start and stop the PowerChute Network Shutdown service

Product:
PowerChute Network Shutdown v4.1 and higher

Environment:
All supported operating systems

Solution:
NOTE: Enter the commands below in a command prompt with administrator privileges.

Windows
To start or stop the PowerChute service on Windows using the Services console:
  1. Click Start > Run
  2. Type Services.msc to, and click OK.
  3. Click on the service named PowerChute Network Shutdown
  4. Click on Start the service or Stop the service to start or stop the PowerChute service.

To start or stop the service using the command prompt, type the following commands:

net start pcns1
net stop pcns1

Mac OS X
To start or stop the PowerChute service on the latest version of Mac OS X for PowerChute v4.x or higher, use the following commands:

sudo launchctl start com.apcc.pcns
sudo launchctl stop com.apcc.pcns

To start or stop the PowerChute service on earlier versions of PowerChute or Mac OS X, use the following commands:

sudo /Library/StartupItems/comapcpcns/comapcpcns start
sudo /Library/StartupItems/comapcpcns/comapcpcns stop


Linux

Some Linux distributions place the PowerChute service script in the /etc/init.d directory, and others place it in the /etc/rc.d/init.d/ directory. To start or stop the PowerChute service in the particular directory, use the commands:

sudo /etc/init.d/PowerChute start
sudo /etc/init.d/PowerChute stop

or

sudo /etc/rc.d/init.d/PowerChute start
sudo /etc/rc.d/init.d/PowerChute stop

RedHat/SuSE Linux

To check if the PowerChute service is running on RedHat or SuSE Linux, use the following command:
sudo service PowerChute status

To start or stop the PowerChute service, use the following commands:
sudo  service PowerChute start
sudo  service PowerChute stop

Debian Linux
To check if the PowerChute service is running on Debian Linux, use the following command:
sudo systemctl status PowerChute

To start or stop the PowerChute service, use the following commands:
sudo systemctl start PowerChute
sudo systemctl stop PowerChute


Solaris
To start or stop the PowerChute service on Solaris, use the following commands:

sudo /etc/rc2.d/S99PowerChute start
sudo /etc/rc2.d/S99PowerChute stop

HP-UX
To start or stop the PowerChute service on HP-UX, use the following commands:

sudo /sbin/init.d/pcns start
sudo /sbin/init.d/pcns stop

IBM AIX
To star or stop the PowerChute service on AIX, use the following commands:

sudo /etc/rc.APCpcns start
sudo /etc/rc.APCpcns stop

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