Stopping, starting, and restarting DataStax Agents

About this task

Commands for stopping, starting, and restarting DataStax Agents for each type of installation.

Procedure

  • Stop the DataStax Agent:

    • Package installations:

      sudo service datastax-agent stop
    • Tarball installations:

      To stop the DataStax Agent, find the DataStax Agent Java process ID (PID) and kill the process using its PID number.

      ps -ef | grep datastax-agent
      sudo kill pid
  • Start the DataStax Agent:

    • Package installations:

      sudo service datastax-agent start

      The DataStax Agent starts automatically.

    • Tarball installations:

      Use the -f option to start the Agent in the foreground.

      install_location/bin/datastax-agent
  • Restart the DataStax Agent:

    • Package installations:

      sudo service datastax-agent restart
    • Tarball installations:

      1. To stop the DataStax Agent, find the DataStax Agent Java process ID (PID) and kill the process using its PID number:

        ps -ef | grep datastax-agent
        sudo kill pid
      2. Start the Agent:

        Use the -f option to start the Agent in the foreground.

        install_location/bin/datastax-agent