Stopping DSE on a node

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Stop DSE on a node using the Stop action in Nodes administration of OpsCenter monitoring.

For information about using commands instead of the OpsCenter UI to stop DSE on a node, see Stopping a DataStax Enterprise node.


If OpsCenter role-based security is enabled, be sure that the permission for the Start and Stop option in Node Operations is enabled for the appropriate user roles.


  1. Click cluster > Nodes > List tab.

  2. In the List view, select one or more nodes.

  3. From the Other Actions menu, click Stop.

    The Stop option is also available from the Actions menu in the Node Details dialog.

    The Stop DSE dialog appears.

    Confirm stopping DSE dialog with optional drain before stopping

  4. Indicate whether to drain the node before stopping.

  5. Click Stop DSE.