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How do I stop and restart MDaemon Email service?

Some troubleshooting steps require a restart of MDaemon. There are multiple ways to restart MDaemon detailed below.

Method 1: From the main MDaemon console (not a configuration console and when MDaemon is NOT running as a system service).

  1. Click File
  2. Click Restart MDaemon

Method 2: From the Control Panel.

  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Double-click Administrative Tools
  3. Double-click Services
  4. Locate the MDaemon service in the list
  5. Right-click on the service and click Stop
  6. Wait for the service to stop (the service control window showing the status will close)
  7. Right-click on the service again and click Start

Method 3: From the command prompt.

  1. Type net stop mdaemon
  2. Press Enter
  3. Wait for the response 'The MDaemon email server was stopped successfully'
  4. Type net start mdaemon
  5. Press Enter
  6. You should receive the message 'The MDaemon email server was started successfully.'