Command Line Tools
The "crossbox" CLI Command
This is the CrossBox command line utility. Use it to view status, restart services, view logs, trigger updates, and a lot more.
A root user is required to run the commands.
Easily stop, start, restart, enable, disable crossbox services. You can also view status of all services, for exmaple:
Perform a manual update check and update the application if possible.
crossbox log [--lines]
Displays all logs in real time. If it's too verbose, try using crossbox log <service>
defines a number of "last lines" to display for each log file
crossbox stop|start|restart|disable|enable <service>
You can also specify several <services> by separating multiple services by space, so for example:
crossbox restart redis exim
CrossBox Medic will collect all the relevant CrossBox logs from your server, send them to us and give you a unique key which you can reference when requesting support.
Will tell you general information about your CrossBox installation.
crossbox admin password
Allows you to reset the admin's password.
crossbox admin email
Allows you to reset admin's e-mail address.
Shows latest update messages.
To view full list of crossbox commands, run
You can enable the debug mode if you are faced with a bug and you want to find out more about what the application is doing.
crossbox debug disable|normal|unsafe
Use unsafe mode only when you don't see anything indicating a problem. When using the unsafe debug mode the application may leak information, so use it with care.
NOTE: Changing the debug mode will restart all CrossBox services.