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What is the Impact of the Various Ways to Restart the MTA? (Doc ID 1635733.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 08, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 5.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


There are various ways to refresh or restart the MTA: using stop-msg and start-msg on the whole product or just the MTA component; using imsimta restart ...

What are the differences and impacts of these various methods?


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In this Document
 When to restart vs refresh and which component
 imsimta refresh
 refresh mta
 stop-msg; start-msg
 stop-msg mta; start-msg mta
 imsimta restart (with no other arguments)
 imsimta restart dispatcher
 imsimta restart job_controller
 imsimta restart smtp (or other services)

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