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Restarting the SOCKS Proxy


Restarting the SOCKS Proxy kills existing connections.


To restart the SOCKS Proxy under MVS when you are running it as a started task, use the following console command:



To restart the SOCKS Proxy in ISPF, enter the Tectia SSH Assistant option 4.3.3 TSXPR (Restart the SOCKS Proxy server).

You should see the following console message:

 +SSZ3003I Command RESTART accepted

Tectia SSH Assistant options 4.3.3 TSXPR (Restart the SOCKS Proxy server) and 4.3.4 TSXPRF (Restart the SOCKS Proxy server, killing connections) are effectively identical.


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