Restarting the IBM MFA server

You must stop and restart the IBM® MFA server if you change any of the settings in the Server Options or Authentication Methods panes of the IBM MFA GUI.

About this task

To restart the IBM MFA server, complete the following steps:


  1. Select Restart MFA Server from the Settings control at the top of the IBM MFA main page.
  2. Instead of using the Restart MFA Server control, if you prefer, you can enter the following commands as root:
    systemctl stop mfa
    systemctl start mfa