How to start / stop / restart & status of the cPanel server in Linux

If you want to start, stop, restart, enable, reload & check status of the service follow the below commands to do it. Either root or sudo Permission needed to run the below commands.All the services is available “/etc/init.d/.

1) To start cPanel service

Use the below commands to start the cPanel service in Linux.

# service cpanel start
or
# /etc/init.d/cpanel start
Starting cPanel services: Waiting for cpsrvd,cpsrvd-ssl,whostmgrd,cpaneld,webmaild to shutdown ... not running.
Starting cpsrvd.
                                                           [  OK  ]
Starting cPanel brute force detector services:             [  OK  ]
Starting cPanel dav services:                              [  OK  ]
Starting pop3 services: Waiting for (?^:^cppop(?:-ssl)?$) to shutdown ... not running.
                                                           [  OK  ]
Starting cPanel Chat services:

Starting cPanel ssl services: Waiting for (?^:^(?:stunnel$|stunnel-[0-9\.]+local)) to shutdown ... not running.
Using Native SSL support (stunnel not needed)
                                                           [  OK  ]
Starting cPanel Queue services:                            [  OK  ]
Starting tailwatchd:

[Thu Dec 19 07:23:59 2013] Starting /usr/local/cpanel/libexec/tailwatch/tailwatchd daemon
Log is at /usr/local/cpanel/logs/tailwatchd_log
                                                           [  OK  ]
Starting cPanel Log services: ==> cPanel Log Daemon version 26.0
                                                           [  OK  ]
Starting mailman services:                                 [  OK  ]

2) To stop cPanel service

Use the below commands to stop the cPanel server in Linux.

# service cpanel stop
or
# /etc/init.d/cpanel stop
Stopping tailwatchd:  [22178] [2013-12-19 07:23:44 +0000] [main] Current process '11636' stopped
                                                           [  OK  ]
Stopping cPanel services:  Waiting for cpsrvd,cpsrvd-ssl,whostmgrd,cpaneld,webmaild to shutdown ..... terminated.
                                                           [  OK  ]
Stopping cPanel dav services:  [Thu Dec 19 07:23:45 2013] Current process '11658' stopped
Waiting for cpdavd,cpdavd-ssl to shutdown ... not running.
                                                           [  OK  ]
Stopping cPanel queue services:  Graceful shutdown of cPanel TaskQueue Daemon requested. complete
                                                           [  OK  ]
Stopping cPanel brute force detector services:  Waiting for cphulkd.pl,cPhulkd,cphulkd to shutdown ... not running.
                                                           [  OK  ]
Stopping pop3 services:  Waiting for (?^:^cppop(?:-ssl)?$) to shutdown ... not running.
                                                           [  OK  ]

3) To restart cPanel service

Use the below commands to restart the cPanel server in Linux.

# service cpanel restart
or
# /etc/init.d/cpanel restart
Stopping tailwatchd:  [22350] [2013-12-19 07:24:18 +0000] [main] Current process '22325' stopped
                                                           [  OK  ]
Stopping cPanel services:  Waiting for cpsrvd,cpsrvd-ssl,whostmgrd,cpaneld,webmaild to shutdown ..... terminated.
                                                           [  OK  ]
Stopping cPanel dav services:  [Thu Dec 19 07:24:19 2013] Current process '22240' stopped
Waiting for cpdavd,cpdavd-ssl to shutdown ... not running.
                                                           [  OK  ]
Stopping cPanel queue services:  Graceful shutdown of cPanel TaskQueue Daemon requested. complete
                                                           [  OK  ]
Stopping cPanel brute force detector services:  Waiting for cphulkd.pl,cPhulkd,cphulkd to shutdown ... not running.
                                                           [  OK  ]
Stopping pop3 services:  Waiting for (?^:^cppop(?:-ssl)?$) to shutdown ... not running.
                                                           [  OK  ]
Stopping cPanel log services:
Stopping cPanel Chat services:                             [FAILED]

Stopping cPanel ssl services:  Waiting for (?^:^(?:stunnel$|stunnel-[0-9\.]+local)) to shutdown ... not running.
                                                           [  OK  ]
Stopping mailman services:  Shutting down Mailman's master qrunner
PID unreadable in: /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/mailman/data/master-qrunner.pid
[Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/mailman/data/master-qrunner.pid'
Is qrunner even running?
mailmanctl: no process killed
                                                           [FAILED]
Starting cPanel services: Waiting for cpsrvd,cpsrvd-ssl,whostmgrd,cpaneld,webmaild to shutdown ... not running.
Starting cpsrvd.
                                                           [  OK  ]
Starting cPanel brute force detector services:             [  OK  ]
Starting cPanel dav services:                              [  OK  ]
Starting pop3 services: Waiting for (?^:^cppop(?:-ssl)?$) to shutdown ... not running.
                                                           [  OK  ]
Starting cPanel Chat services:

Starting cPanel ssl services: Waiting for (?^:^(?:stunnel$|stunnel-[0-9\.]+local)) to shutdown ... not running.
Using Native SSL support (stunnel not needed)
                                                           [  OK  ]
Starting cPanel Queue services:                            [  OK  ]
Starting tailwatchd:

[Thu Dec 19 07:24:23 2013] Starting /usr/local/cpanel/libexec/tailwatch/tailwatchd daemon
Log is at /usr/local/cpanel/logs/tailwatchd_log
                                                           [  OK  ]
Starting cPanel Log services: ==> cPanel Log Daemon version 26.0
                                                           [  OK  ]
Starting mailman services:                                 [  OK  ]

4) To view cPanel service status

Use the below commands to view the status of cPanel server in Linux.

# service cpanel status
or
# /etc/init.d/cpanel status
cpsrvd (pid  22402) is running...
entropychat is stopped
stunnel is stopped
qrunner is stopped

That’all to do.You also like to know how to install cPanel and WHM on server.

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