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How to stop and restart the MDaemon service

Some troubleshooting steps require a restart of MDaemon. There are multiple ways to restart MDaemon.

Method 1: From the main MDaemon console (not a configuration console/MDaemon is NOT running as a system service):

  1. Click File
  2. Click Restart MDaemon

Method 2: From Control Panel:

  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Double-click Administrative Tools
  3. Double-click Services
  4. Locate the MDaemon service in the list
  5. Right click on the service and click Stop
  6. Wait for the service to stop (the service control window showing the status will close)
  7. Right click on the service again and click Start

Method 3: From a command line:

  1. Type net stop mdaemon
  2. Press Enter
  3. Wait for the response 'The MDaemon email server was stopped successfully'
  4. Type net start mdaemon
  5. Press Enter
  6. You should receive the message 'The MDaemon email server was started successfully.'