Skip to main content

Linux: Restart a sensor

Before you begin

  • You must have experience working with Linux systems.

  • You must have root or admin permissions to activate the sensor.

Restart sensor

Go to the installation directory and run

For example:

cd sensor ./

Where sensor is the sensor installation directory.

Restart sensor service

  1. Run systemctl stop digicertsensorservice.service to stop the sensor service.

  2. Run systemctl start digicertsensorservice.service to start the sensor service.


Use restart to avoid manually stopping and starting a running service.

systemctl restart digicertsensorservice.service

What's next?

Verify the restart fixed the technical problems with the sensor.