This article provides guidelines in verifying the Kerio Connect service status in Mac and Linux operating systems. This procedure is performed to validate if Kerio Connect is installed successfully.
There are two ways to check the service status on macOS:
First: Via Kerio Connect Monitor
Open System Preferences.
Look for the Kerio Connect Monitor icon and click on it.
The Kerio Connect Monitor is launched with a message saying: Kerio Connect is running.
If you click Configure Server... the Kerio Connect Webadmin settings is launched.
Second: Via Terminal/SSH
Launch the terminal application.
Run the commands below:
sudo su - root
ps aux | grep ‘mailserver’
The output will display the server engine details similar to the image below:
To check the Kerio Connect service status in Linux, simply run the following command:
sudo service kerio-connect status
This command also applies to VMware as virtual appliances are based also on Linux Debian operating system.