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  • Restarting EZproxy

Restarting EZproxy

Whenever you change config.txt, you must restart EZproxy to make this changes active. The following describe the methods available to restart EZproxy.

EZproxy Administration

The simplest way to restart EZproxy is from the EZproxy administration web page. See EZproxy Administration for information on how to access the administration page. Once you reach the EZproxy administration page, just click the Restart EZproxy link and follow the directions to restart EZproxy.

Linux and Solaris

In Linux and Solaris, you can log in as the account that is used to run EZproxy, then issue:

cd /usr/local/ezproxy
./ezproxy restart

changing /usr/local/ezproxy to the directory where EZproxy is installed.


In Windows, you can restart EZproxy from a command prompt window with the commands:

net stop ezproxy
net start ezproxy

or by opening up the Services control panel, right-clicking the EZproxy service, and selecting Restart.