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Document ID:1677
Subject:Starting and stopping Syncrify server
Creation date:3/9/11 10:01 AM
Last modified on:11/12/18 12:46 PM

Starting and stopping Syncrify

Depending upon the host operating system, the steps for starting and stopping are different.

Microsoft Windows

Syncrify is installed as a Service on Windows. Therefore, to start or stop, go to Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Services and perform the appropriate action.

Additionally, Syncrify comes with a Service Manager application on Windows that you can use to start/stop the server.


Use the following scripts:

  • /etc/init.d/syncrify start - to start Syncrify
  • /etc/init.d/syncrify stop - to stop Syncrify


Double click the application to run. Use the generic way to stop it. See below

Other UNIX platforms

 You can stop it by sending a kill command or use the generic way to stop. See below

Generic way of stopping Syncrify

This method can be used on any operating system, provided following conditions are met:
  • You must login as Admin
  • You must be logged in from the localhost
Type the following URL in your browser to stop Syncrify.

User comments

Posted by dimitry on 6/2/12 3:32 PM

when restarting the service, does the server notify the connected clients to continue backup? since our server has active sessions 24/7 when needing to restart the server, we are note sure the clients continue after 5 minutes of restarting the server...

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