Restart one or all nodes on the host.

The restart-node command runs stop-node followed by start-node on a node or set of nodes.

If neither --memsql-id nor --all is specified, memsqlctl will prompt the user to select a node from a table.


memsqlctl restart-node [flags]
-a, --all Restart all nodes on the host
--disable-auto-restart Disable automatic restarting of memsqld on error
-h, --help Help for restart-node
--memsql-id strings The node ID of the node to restart
Global Flags:
-c, --config FILE_PATH Path to the memsqctl config file
--default-install-dir DIRECTORY_PATH Path to the default install directory
--insecure-ssl Fall back to insecure SSL connections to local nodes if memsqlctl is unable to otherwise establish a connection (ADVANCED)
-j, --json Print output in JSON format
--node-metadata-file FILE_PATH Path to the node metadata file
--parallelism POSITIVE_INTEGER Maximum amount of operations to be run in parallel
--ssl-ca FILE_PATH The path to the CA certificate file (in PEM format) to authenticate the database certificate
--timeout duration Maximum time for operation to complete (e.g., 30s, 10m, 1.5h)
--verbose-json Print output in JSON format, include some warnings and user messages
-v, --verbosity count Increase logging verbosity
-y, --yes Enable non-interactive mode and assume the user would like to move forward with the proposed actions by default


  • This command is interactive unless you use either --yes or --json flag to override interactive behavior.

  • The memsqlctl restart-node command is equivalent to the sdb-admin restart-node command.


The following is the standard output for the restart-node command.

sudo memsqlctl restart-node
| Index |                MemSQL ID                 |  Role  | Port | Process State | Version |
|     1 | 2D0C05E1E459051FB0B2D34C9FF6B52967C58F93 | Master | 3306 | Running       | 6.5.10  |
|     2 | All Nodes                                |        |      |               |         |
Select an option: 1
memsqlctl will perform the following actions:
  · Set up runtime environment

  · Stop node with MemSQL ID 179062CAEEBCBDA755B75297BF6D9B2AE4C98FB7 on port 3306
  · Start node with MemSQL ID 179062CAEEBCBDA755B75297BF6D9B2AE4C98FB7 on port 3306

Would you like to continue? [y/N]: y
✓ Set up runtime environment
✓ Stopped node with MemSQL ID 179062CAEEBCBDA755B75297BF6D9B2AE4C98FB7
✓ Started node with MemSQL ID 179062CAEEBCBDA755B75297BF6D9B2AE4C98FB7

Last modified: April 22, 2024

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