Microsoft Windows: Restart a sensor

Before you begin

  • Have experience working with the Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Have admin permissions to activate the sensor

Restart sensor

Use one of these options to restart the sensor on your Microsoft Windows system.

Use the restart.bat command

  1. Go to install_dir/cli.

    Where install_dir is the sensor installation directory

  2. Run the restart.bat command.

Use the Windows Services manager

  1. Open the Windows Services manager (services.msc).

    As an example, in Windows 10, right-click on the start icon (Windows logo) and select run. Then in the Run window in the Open box, type services.msc and click OK.

  2. In the Services window, locate and right-click on DigiCert Sensor and select Restart.

Use the DigiCert app

  1. Open the start menu and locate the DigiCert app.

  2. In the app’s menu, right-click on Restart Sensor and select Run as Administrator.

Use the DigiCert Sensor

  1. Open the Start menu and click All Programs > DigiCert > DigiCert Sensor.

  2. In the sensor menu, right-click on Restart Sensor and select Run as Administrator.

What's next?

Verify the restart fixed the technical problems with the sensor.