Restarting AEE service

The AEE (Amanda Enterprise Edition) service controls the Zmanda backup server.

This article is for Zmanda Enterprise version 4.1


The following issues would require a restart of the AEE service:

  • setup-aee command reports any component as inactive or failed.
  • Scheduled backups are not running.
  • Continuous backup failures creating defunct amdump jobs.


The AEE service can be restarted using the command:

# systemctl restart run-zmanda-backup-server.service

After the service is restarted, wait for a few minutes for all the components to come up.

You can verify the service status using the command:

# setup-aee