# Basic command
EMQ X Broker provides the
emqx command line tool, which is convenient for users to start, stop, and enter the console of EMQ X Broker.
Start EMQ X Broker；
Stop EMQ X Broker；
Restart EMQ X Broker；
Start EMQ X Broker with console；
Start EMQ X Broker with console. Unlike
emqx foregrounddoes not support entering Erlang commands;
Ping EMQ X Broker。
The above commands are commonly used by users. In addition, the
emqx command has some other options for the convenience of developers, and ordinary users do not need to care about that.