Starting DSE on a node

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

For information about using commands instead of the OpsCenter UI to manually start DSE, see Starting DataStax Enterprise as a service and Starting DataStax Enterprise as a stand-alone process.


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 Start.

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

    A message in the top banner indicates the operation is in progress. Click the Show Details link to view the progress in the Activities page General tab. The banner message indicates when the operation is complete.