If Aspera Central is stopped, or if you have modified the <central_server> or <database> sections in aspera.conf, then you need to restart the service by entering the following command in a Terminal window:
$ /etc/init.d/asperacentral restart
Restart asperahttpd and asperanoded if you have modified any setting in aspera.conf. To restart, use the commands below.
$ /etc/init.d/asperahttpd restart $ /etc/init.d/asperanoded restart