If the mailserver is stopped, a red mark appears over the icon. Starting or stopping the service can take several seconds. During this time the icon is grey and inactive.
On Windows, left double-clicking on this icon runs the Kerio Administration Console (described later). Right-clicking on this icon displays the following menu.
— options for running Kerio MailServer and Kerio MailServer Monitor automatically at system start-up. Both options are enabled by default.
— this option runs the Kerio Administration Console program (this can also be achieved by double-clicking the Kerio MailServer Monitor icon).
— start or stop the MailServer Engine (Start or Stop is displayed according to the Engine status).
— exits the Kerio MailServer Monitor. This option does not stop the MailServer Engine. The user is informed about this fact by a warning window.
On Mac OS X, the Kerio MailServer Monitor is displayed in a new window (see figure 4.3 Kerio MailServer Monitor — Kerio MailServer Status) which can be opened from the Other section of System Preferences. The window includes the following options:
About window providing basic information on the product and its version number.— the button opens the
Kerio MailServer Engine.— the button starts/stops the
Username which must belong to the
Admins group and password is required for stopping or running of the service.
Kerio Administration Console.— the button runs the
You can also stop, start or restart the Kerio MailServer Monitor through Terminal or a SSH client with the following commands with root access:
SystemStarter stop KerioMailServer
SystemStarter start KerioMailServer
SystemStarter restart KerioMailServer