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How can I run git daemon using launchd (on demand, inited style)?

I am trying to run git daemon using launchd (on demand, inited style). But git clone git clone git://127.0.0.1/testrepo fails with Cloning into 'testrepo'... fatal: unable to connect to 127.0.0.1 ...
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Run php scripts in ubuntu as deamon one time and on every bootup [closed]

I have a simple question that I couldn't find an answer for on the web or on StackOverflow. I have two PHP scripts that I would like to run as daemon (not every x seconds/days). Now I want to run ...
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ConfigServer CSF and iptables config

I'm aware there is a /etc/sysconfig/iptables file, with rules for iptables (and what's the effective difference with /etc/sysconfig/iptables-config?). I installed CSF & LFD. You can configure ...
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How to stop webrick server after calling it as a daemon (-d option)

I have run Webrick server (Redmine) using this command: ruby script/rails server webrick -e production -d. Now I would like to stop the server, but sending a SIGTERM signal or calling kill doesn't ...
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How do I force output to a file when there is no TTY allocated?

I have an init script that does something like this in the start() function: runuser -s /bin/bash - prog -c "nohup php /foo/bar.php 2>&1 >> /var/log/bar.log &" When I SSH into the ...
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Ways to set umask on Ubuntu for daemon processes

I have an http daemon server process (yaws) that I would like to have server write any new files with a umask of 002, so that another user in the same group can modify, move, or delete files created ...
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How to configure Python Script to run as a daemon

I have a couple webservers sitting behind a loadbalancer, and i found "watcher.py" here: https://github.com/splitbrain/Watcher I chose this script for several reasons: recursive through folders, lots ...
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How to check syslog.d is running

My syslog is running correctly but out of curiosity how to check that syslog daemon is running. Is there anyway I could check the status like apache root@server1:/etc# /etc/init.d/apache2 status ...
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start sinatra app in background with stdout and stderr redirected(append) to a file

I have a sinatra app which I run on my local machine using ruby app.rb. While deploying it on a remote machine via ssh, How do i run it in background and redirect stdout and stderr to a log file. On ...
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What is the maximum allowable startup time for a daemon startup script?

What is the maximum allowable startup time for a daemon startup script? I do have a tomcat server that takes a lot of time to start and I could include logic inside the startup script to check if the ...
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How can I have a deamon invoke scripts as another user?

I am configuring a server connected to an UPS. The UPS is managed via apcupsd and it calls some scripts when there is a power outage and when the situation goes back to normal. The server is running ...
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Running Jenkins standalone vs within Tomcat

What things should be considered when deciding between running Jenkins standalone or within Tomcat? We would prefer to not have to use Tomcat because there's no other applications on this server ...
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Cannot start NFS daemon

I'm trying to set up a NFS share but I cant start NFS service: $ service nfs start Starting NFS services: [ OK ] Starting NFS daemon: ...
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Issue Starting MySQL Daemon

I have just come across the most random error I've seen my MySQL daemon spew out yet, everything was working fine, then all of a sudden it randomly crashed and it now outputting this when I start it ...
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Scheduling tasks with Django

I have a Django website, and I want to have a certain piece of Python code run at regular intervals. What would be a good way to do that? I know I can cron, but I would prefer the solution to be ...
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Running services from GNU Screen

There are quite a lot precautions one is to take when running a process as a daemon. It seems to me that running it inside GNU Screen is a viable alternative, since it guarantees to run the process ...
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Starting jetty service from SSH

I am trying to start jetty service from ssh using the command: ssh -t myhost "sudo /sbin/service jetty6 start" All works well, service comes up but after the command terminates and the connection ...
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how to run postfix by hand

I compiled postfix 2.9.5 with mysql backend.You know postfix daemons are ran with postfix, So i don't know main postfix daemon to run by hand. What's main daemon ?
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Server-side antivirus [closed]

We're looking for some sort of antivirus for a server running Linux and can't seem to find a decent one that runs server-side. And by serverside I mean that it could run as a daemon instead of having ...
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What is the mdbs_daemon, and why is it listening on port 800 on my server?

While trying to resolve a ports issue on a staging server, I happened to run an nmap on our production server, and found that port 800 was open: 800/tcp open mdbs_daemon I have no idea what ...
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Running JBoss-5.1.0.GA as a service / daemon on Red Hat?

I am using JBoss 5.1.0 GA on Red Hat (Amazon ECS)... Am trying to set it up so JBoss will run as a service / daemon (right now it only starts up when I manually SSH and invoke sh ...
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VSFTPd 3.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.04 Init File

I installed the VSFTPd 3.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.04 following this commands: $ wget https://security.appspot.com/downloads/vsftpd-3.0.2.tar.gz $ tar xzvf vsftpd-3.0.2.tar.gz $ cd vsftpd-3.0.2 $ make -j8 ...
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How to install Mono XSP as a daemon on Debian?

I want XSP to run on my virtual Debian 5 as a daemon. How can I do that? I tried next: $ sudo cp /etc/init.d/skeleton /etc/init.d/xsp updated the script properly: ...
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udisks-daemon eating up all my memory

I'm operating a little storage server on debian, over the past months I've noticed the process udisks-daemon eating up almost all available memory. Is this just really aggressive caching or a memory ...
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Launching a PHP daemon from an LSB init script w/ start-stop-daemon

I'm writing an lsb init script (admittedly something I've never done from scratch) that launches a php script that daemonizes itself. The php script starts off like so: #!/usr/bin/env php <?php ...
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start-stop-daemon saves wrong PID

$ ps aux | grep svn root **4458** ... /usr/bin/svnserve -d -r /var/svn manuel 4466 ... grep --color=auto svn $ sudo kill **4458** $ sudo rm /var/run/svnserve.pid $ sudo start-stop-daemon ...
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Daemon process exiting when shell closes

I have a script which starts a daemon process and then sleeps for 20 seconds. If I run the script on SLES11 SP1 or RHEL6 then after the script exits the process is still running. If I run the script ...
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keep linux subsystem service up and running forever

I have created a subsystem file which runs java program I have created. The subsystem file resides in /etc/init.d and allows me to stop and start the service with a consistent interface (start and ...
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Debian startup - start a daemon after postgresql

i'm configuring my debian server and i don't manage to start a daemon correctly. In order to start, my daemon has to find the Postgresql socket (located at /var/run/postgresql/.s.PGSQL.5432), but ...
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How can I generate a command for start-stop-daemon that will kill the process if it doesn't term during a timeout period?

I need to run a start-stop-daemon for a redis instance and I want it to send a SIGTERM and if the redis instance doesn't quit i would like it to force a quit. The start-stop-daemon configuration says ...
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Bash - Program is writing directly to terminal

Valve's dedicated server for the Source Engine (srcds_run) on Linux writes directly to the terminal, not stdout. I want to run it as an /etc/init.d daemon on Debian 6, and I'd like to redirect/capture ...
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Unix to execute program on WAN IP update

How do I access the current IP address? Is there a way to execute a program every time it changes? I want to make a program that whenever my IP changes, it will use the Amazon Route 53 API and update ...
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How to use monit to make sure only one instance of process is running

I have ruby daemons running. Once in a while we'll accidentally start up a second instance of it, which causes race conditions. Can I use Monit to detect if multiple instances of 'my_ruby_daemon' is ...
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Creating gid/uid for your custom created daemon?

Assume you have created a daemon (custom written) and want to create new uid/gid for this program. Are there any standard practices? e.g. Should the uid and gid be the same? Should the id start ...
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How does rsync --daemon know which way it is being run?

I am wanting to run rsync over an SSL/TLS encrypted connection. It does not do this directly so I am exploring options. The stunnel program looks promising, although more complicated than designed ...
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template / platform for linux shell scripts to init.d scripts

So I got a number of small cronjobs, that needs to run more frequent then a minute. So what I usually do is - create shell script with a while loop and sleep statements in it. And then I run it in a ...
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Windows Azure openSUSE: rcnetwork not starting

I have a Linux VM in Azure, created from their default image. My problem is simply that the init script network doesn't look like to start, so dependent services (apache, postfix...) won't start. If ...
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Does exist a linux service for watching/checking (and restarting, i.e. for a segfault) running daemons? [closed]

I'm searching for a linux service that watches/checks every n seconds a list of running processes/daemons for detecting (and noticing+restarting the process) any issues (like a segmentation fault in ...
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Execute specific bash script on Gentoo Linux startup

I own a VDS running Gentoo Linux and I am curious about how to execute specific bash script at startup of my VDS. I just want to startup apache2 at boot time and run two thin instances.
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Why daemon does not run

My daemon used to run under 10.04, but no longer starts automatically on 12.04. If I start it manually /etc/init.d/sqlexecd start, it works. Here is the output of uname -a Linux steamboy ...
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failure daemon and changing pid number

proftpd, sshd and apache processes run with /etc/init.d/its-script on linux distro. I was monitoring 21, 22 and 80 ports with farm monitoring service: every 5 minutes service check each port and ...
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Daemons refuse to start on Ubuntu 8.04 Server

We have a system that's already running on several instances of Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop. It has a bunch of daemons (one of them is PHP based) that need to be running and they work on our existing Ubuntu ...
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Error running MySQL Daemon

I'm getting a bizarre error running my mysql daemon as the user 'mysql' here is what the command spews out, now I've checked and the instance isn't running already :S So, I have no idea why it's ...
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Automatically power down home GNU/Linux server after 30 minutes of inactivity [closed]

I'd like my home GNU/Linux server to power down after 30 minutes of inactivity. For "activity", I'm thinking any new [CUPS] print jobs any requests to a locally running Apache server any activity ...
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Setting up rsync over the internet. How should I define it?

I need to sync two Linux servers in remote locations. To do so, I've decided to use rsync. I've set the rsync to run on the target as a daemon, and the actual syncing command is ran from the source. ...
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mysqld: Job failed to start

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Command: sudo /etc/init.d/mysqld start Occasionally mysqld failed to start. I don't make any changes in my.cnf or any other configuration on this laptop. One day it's ok, another I ...
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Windirstat equivalent daemon for Linux server? [closed]

Is there a daemon-type application for Linux, that runs in the background, periodically maintaining a windirstat-type picture of the file system? Ideally it would have its own web interface, but I ...
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Service modules_dep on CentOS 6.3

I'm trying to determine the minimum services for correct server operation and I am getting annoyed by the modules_dep daemon. What is this service used for? Thank you in advance EDIT: ps ax output ...
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Init script & the green [ OK ]

I am trying to install fast-cgi for nginx on an EC2 instance. I followed the steps explained here, but that is meant for Debian and does not work out of the box for a red-hat based system. I modified ...
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How to permanently “renice” a process on Mac OS X (or iOS, etc)?

I use a nice (free) process manager called ATMonitor for Mac OS X that has a lot of cool hidden features... one of which is being able to click on a running process.. and set the "renice" from +20 ...