CLI zmcontrol (Start/Stop Services)

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CLI zmcontrol (Start/Stop Services)

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zmcontrol (Start/Stop Service)

This command is run to start or to stop services. You can also find which version of the Zimbra Collaboration Suite is installed.


zmcontrol [ -v -h ] command [args]


Long Name

Short Name



Displays Zimbra software version.


Displays the usage options for this command.


Host name (localhost).

Command in...


Toggle maintenance mode.


Shutdown all services and manager on this host. When the manager is shutdown, you cannot query that status.


Startup manager and all services on this host.


Startup manger and all services on this host.


Returns services information for the named host.


Stop all services but leave the manager running.

Verified Against: Zimbra Collaboration 7.0, 6.0 Date Created: 5/2/2006
Article ID: Date Modified: 2015-07-11

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