Manage the NGINX Controller Agent Service

Starting and Stopping the Agent

To start, stop, and restart the NGINX Controller Agent, run the following commands on the NGINX Plus system where you installed the Agent.

Start the NGINX Controller Agent:

service controller-agent start

Stop the NGINX Controller Agent:

service controller-agent stop

Restart the NGINX Controller Agent:

service controller-agent restart

Verify that the Agent Has Started

To verify that the NGINX Controller Agent has started, run the following command on the NGINX Plus system where you installed the Agent:

ps ax | grep -i 'controller\-'
2552 ?        S      0:00 controller-agent

This documentation applies to the following versions of NGINX Controller Documentation: 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.13, 3.14, 3.15 and 3.16.