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How do I restart Zoom Client Proxy?

If you are not seeing the Z menu icon or the desktop clients gives error when connecting with the Zoom client proxy, try restarting the proxy.

Restarting zmclientproxy process on Windows operating system

On Windows zmclientproxy process is monitored and automatically restarted by watchdog.exe process

  • From Z menu -> Restart ClientProxy or
  • Manually kill the process & restart:
    • To restart zmclientproxy: Open task manager and kill process zmclientproxy.exe. The watchdog.exe will automatically start it again.
    • To stop zmclientproxy: First kill watchdog.exe and then kill zmclientproxy.exe process
    • Command (either use cmd.exe command shell or via start menu->run) to start zmclientproxy via watchdog.exe: watchdog.exe zmclientproxy

Restarting Zoom client proxy process on Mac

  • From Z menu -> Restart ClientProxy or
  • Manually kill the process & restart:
    • To restart zmclientproxy: Open activity monitor and kill process zoom, it will be re-started automatically.
    • Terminal command to stop zmclientproxy: launchctl unload -S AQUA /Library/LaunchAgents/com.evolphin.zoom.clientproxy.plist
    • Terminal command to start zmclientproxy: launchctl load -S AQUA /Library/LaunchAgents/com.evolphin.zoom.clientproxy.plist