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Start the MemSQL Ops agent running on the local machine.

This command starts the MemSQL Ops agent. It includes additional arguments that allow users to customize attributes such as the agent port. For example, this command changes the agent port of the local MemSQL Ops instance.

memsql-ops start --port 8000


usage: memsql-ops start [--settings-file SETTINGS_FILE] [-f]
[-i INTERFACE | -h HOST | --use-hostname] [-P PORT]
[--ssl-port SSL_PORT] [-u USER] [--async]
Start the MemSQL Ops agent.
optional arguments:
--settings-file SETTINGS_FILE
A path to a MemSQL Ops settings.conf file. If not set,
we will use the file in the same directory as the
MemSQL Ops binary.
-f, --foreground Run the agent in the foreground.
Bind the agent to the specified network interface.
Default is the first non-loopback interface.
-h HOST, --host HOST Bind the agent to the specified host. This overrides
other methods such as interface and automated
--use-hostname If true, we will bind this agent to the machine's
-P PORT, --port PORT Bind the agent to the specified port. By default we
will use port 9000.
--ssl-port SSL_PORT Bind the HTTPS web UI to the specified port (if an SSL
certificate has been added). By default we will use
port 9001.
-u USER, --user USER Run the agent as the specified user.
--async If true, we will return immediately without waiting
for the agent to be fully started. This has no effect
if --foreground is specified.
--ignore-root-error If set, MemSQL Ops will start even if we previously
started it with root privileges and it is now being
started by a non-root user.

Last modified: April 25, 2023

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