Managing Zoomdata Services Using the Command Line Utility

You can use the zdmanage CLI command to manage the various services that are deployed in the Zoomdata environment. This command line utility is automatically installed when installing Zoomdata using the automated installation script. This utility script wraps underlying UNIX commands to help you perform common management operations such as stopping and starting Zoomdata services.


To use the command line utility tool, you need root access.

Using the Command Line Utility Tool

The 'zdmanage' command line utility is located in the following directory:


The zdmanage CLI command syntax is as follows:

zdmanage services <command> <service_name>

The following commands (<command>) are supported:

Command Action
list Displays all of the Zoomdata services installed in your deployment.
status Provides a status of all Zoomdata services in your environment.
start Start Zoomdata service(s). The order in which services should be restarted is described in Zoomdata Service Startup Order.
stop Stop Zoomdata service(s).
restart Restart Zoomdata service(s).
enable Sets the Zoomdata service(s) to automatically enable when the OS starts up.
disable Sets the Zoomdata service(s) to automatically shut down when the OS starts up.
configure Opens the specified Zoomdata property file.

For <service_name>, specify the service name or all (to apply the command to all Zoomdata services). A complete list of the Zoomdata services can be found in Zoomdata Service Name Reference.

Common Commands

Show all Zoomdata services installed:

sudo /opt/zoomdata/bin/zdmanage services list

Provide a status of all installed Zoomdata services:

sudo /opt/zoomdata/bin/zdmanage services status all

Show the status of the Zoomdata web service:

sudo /opt/zoomdata/bin/zdmanage services status zoomdata

Stop a specific Zoomdata service:

sudo /opt/zoomdata/bin/zdmanage services stop [zoomdata-service_name]