Starting and Stopping PureMessage

About this task

After installing PureMessage and configuring the connection to the mail server (as described in the Installation Guide, PureMessage services are started using the pmx program. The pmx program must be run as the PureMessage user by default, "pmx6"). The password for the "pmx6" user is set during installation.

Procedure

  • To start PureMessage services:
    1. As the 'pmx6' user, enter the following at the command line:
      pmx start
  • To stop PureMessage services:
    1. As the 'pmx6' user, enter the following at the command line:
      pmx stop

What to do next

For other command-line options, refer to the Administrator's Reference.