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Notes & Warnings

The commands are applicable for both Cloud and Hybrid Direct Connect Endpoint

Problem Description

What steps are needed to stop and start the Web Direct Connect Endpoint?


The command line tool WDEUtil.exe is installed in the same directory in which the endpoint is installed. By default it will be installed in the below path:
C:\Program Files\Websense\Websense Endpoint

1. Open Command Prompt as Administrator.  
2. Navigate to the Direct connect Endpoint installed directory. 
  • Start Endpoint

    • Type WDEUtil -start WSTS
    • Type the anti-tamper password.
  • Stop Endpoint

    • Type WDEUtil -stop WSTS
    • Type the anti-tamper password.
Note WSTS is not case sensitive for the command.

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