How to restart the NowSMS NextGen service?

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Username: Peter01

Post Number: 9
Registered: 10-2020
Posted on Monday, March 15, 2021 - 11:32 pm:   

Hi Bryce,

When we were running the Windows version of NowSMS, we would sometimes have a need to restart NowSMS services to ensure significant settings changes took effect. Or we might want to stop the NowSMS services before doing some server maintenance. How should we do this with NextGen? Should we kill the NowSMS process?


Des - NowSMS Support
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Username: Desosms

Post Number: 6263
Registered: 08-2008
Posted on Monday, March 15, 2021 - 11:50 pm:   

Hi Peter,

There are only command line options for this (i.e., it is not possible via the web admin interface).

In the most recent versions, we support the following commands:

NowSMS -restart
NowSMS -start
NowSMS -stop

Native Linux commands are also always supported:

sudo systemctl restart nowsms
sudo systemctl start nowsms
sudo systemctl stop nowsms

For completeness, I'll also mention the commands used on a Mac, where start is called load, and stop is unload. There is no restart command, instead you issue the unload command first, followed by the load command:

sudo launchctl load /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.nowsms.nowsms.plist
sudo launchctl unload /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.nowsms.nowsms.plist


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