The init.d directory contains a number of start/stop scripts for various services on a Linux system.

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Ansible cannot check service status and restart it

I am new in ansible. Now I try to restart my Tomcat service. It looks like ansible cannot detect service status (started/stopped) and cannot (re)start it. Please tell how to do diagnostic? See here ...
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Which ssh starup script is invoked by ubuntu?

I am trying to run two sshd processes, one for admin and one for sftp. Ubuntu 14.04 on digital ocean has both upstart in '/etc/init/ssh' and init.d in '/etc/init.d/ssh`. Is this just digitalocean or ...
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NFSen - init.d script not working but it can be run manually

I recently installed NFSen to get the NetFLow from our Cisco and the application is working fine if I launch it manually with /etc/init.d/nfsen start but it does not start the processes automatically ...
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Troubleshoot if /etc/init.d script would run on startup, without actually rebooting?

I have this script in /etc/init.d that I want to know if it will be run when the system reboots. Is there a way to "simulate" the conditions of a reboot to see if the script will actually be invoked ...
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Running an init.d startup script as a non-root user (PostgreSQL-related)

I am currently installing PostgreSQL from source on a RHEL6 system. I have generally been following the official documentation for guidance ...
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Writing custom init script for supervisord

I am using supervisord to control my processes on Amazon Linux. I want to make use of supervisorctl inside my init script. I have the following so far. #!/bin/sh # # /etc/rc.d/init.d/supervisord # # ...
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How To Track Init Process Within Systemd

As far as I understand if init script simply provides a set of commands and gets run by systemd the status of the systemd unit will be set as active (exited). How would one track the process started ...
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Run command in screen when LSB initscript stopped

I'm trying to get a Bukkit server to run inside a screen as a service, started from an LSB script but I cant get it to stop correctly. What I essentially want it to do is reattach the screen and send ...
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Running a service as root in RHEL 6

I am trying to force Kibana to listen on port 80 therefore it needs to run as root. How can I do this? The init script is as follows: #!/bin/sh # Init script for kibana # Maintained by # Generated by ...
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redis-server2 is start-stop-daemon: warning: this system is not able to track process names longer than 15 characters

So I've had the need of running 2 instances of redis in the same server. My server is an Ubuntu 14.04 box. So I followed this guide, but not in a strict way. I mean, instead of modifying redis init ...
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How to display init output to tty7 (or main tty)

I have created my first init script in a linux server (ubuntu if that adds any information) that checks for an update, downloads it and executes it in each hour. The init file is as follows: ...
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Order of services using systemd and legacy init.d services

On my Fedora 23 system a database is started by systemd. Another service (hive-metastore) that depends on that database ist started through a init.d script. I'am unclear about what would be the ...
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MySQL doesn't start after upgrading to Debian Jessie

I have a server with Proxmox 3.4 with several OpenVZ-containers. Host and all guests are running Debian 7 x64. Now I want to migrate my old setup to a new server with Proxmox 4 (based on Debian 8). I ...
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Make init script output available without hitting the filesystem

I'm working on an init script for a command which writes extensive activity messages to stdout. The output is only useful for debugging and since it will be running on a Pi, I don't want these ...
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Ceph installs without init scipts. How do I get them?

I have installed ceph in 3 centos7 nodes with ceph-deploy tool. All works good but I haven't any script to manage ceph or radosgw. My /etc/init.d/ folder contains only these: functions, network, ...
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Centos wont create init.d startup files

recently i installed vnstat on my fresh linux machine. so after installing it with yum install vnstat , before it i installed epel! so now i cant start it: service vnstat start error: unrecognized ...
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Mounting multipath devices by UUID in fstab

I have several multipath iSCSI LUN's formatted as ocfs2 filesystems. They are part of an Ubuntu 14.04 cluster using local heartbeat. This all appears to be working fine if I mount them manually after ...
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init.d script does not work to start hive

I try to start the hive server with an init.d script. If I use the script with: /etc/init.d/hiveserver2 start everything works well. But when I use it with: service hiveserver2 start it will be ...
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Why is a command in init.d script ignored?

As part of my work, I manage a mySQL cluster composed of 3 Ubuntu 14.04 machines. All 3 machines should be identical. On machines 1 and 2, when I run sudo service mysql status, I get a status report ...
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rsyslog working differently when started as service

I have configured rsyslog to read from a file /root/test.log and forward what it reads on TCP If I start rsyslog directly: [root@servername ~]# rsyslogd it works as I expect (yay). However it does ...
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What is the benefit of maintaining tags in System V init files?

This page describes tags that can be put into System V init scripts. http://mcs.une.edu.au/doc/initscripts/sysvinitfiles In RHEL5, chkconfig will parse the chkconfig tag. # chkconfig: 2345 20 80 ...
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Systemd causing multiple supervisor processes

I'm having a problem narrowing down where the issue is for my supervisor configuration that causes a program to be duplicated. I'm running a Python Tornado Web Server through an Nginx reverse proxy. ...
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“Job failed to start” - Hey but why?

I'm running through an error that's giving me serious headache. Tried to Google for it but all I find is about MySQL which doesn't apply here. I've just updated Node and Ghost (blogging platform) on ...
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systemd doesn't honour chkconfig KILL order

I have a init script which has to start and stop both firstly during system reboot. I was able to achieve this by having a appropriate chkConfig START and KILL order. Sometimeback only, I have ...
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Unicorn Ruby Server and Unix upstart scripts

I created this init.d script for unicorn according to this digitalocean tutorial. #!/bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: unicorn # Required-Start: $all # Required-Stop: $all # ...
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Can't get init.d or network/if-up.d scripts to start

I'm running debian (latest version i believe), and I just can not get my script to run at boot. I've enabled it with update-rc.d, and tried saving it to /etc/network/if-up.d but it just won't start. ...
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If I put two Mysql instances in init.d Centos7 . will both start at boot?

I have two mysql instances in (init.d) all on (rc2.d) (rc3.d) (rc4.d) and (rc5.d). Before, one instance will start on boot but now that I have two instances in (init.d) all configured with different ...
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I have two Mysql servers running on Centos7 . both using different ports. have to manually boot on start.

I need help . mysql on port 3306 and mysql2 on port 3307. I copied my.cnf to my2.cnf I added the following in my2.cnf: datadir=/var/lib/mysql2 port=3307 cp /etc/init.d/mysql /etc/init.d/mysql2 ...
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Start java server using init.d script

I am currently trying to start a java server using an init.d script. However, if I start the server it tells me that the server started and i can find a pid file, but the server is not showing up in ...
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Auto root login in Linux servers

I'm trying to execute a test in different Linux server distros (Fedora, Ubuntu, Centos, etc). I know that there is an init system that can allow programs execution after boot (without login). The ...
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Nagios not starting after boot

I have a small Nagios 4.1.1 install I just completed. It's running on a Raspberry Pi using Raspbian. Checks out okay, and when I start it manually using /etc/init.d/nagios start it works fine. I've ...
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How to send a group of command in background

I'm writing my own generic init script, I've taken strategies from here and there and come up with trap 'kill $(jobs -p)' EXIT; until $DAEMON $DAEMONOPTS > /var/log/${NAME}.log 2>&1 & ...
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How to configure a newer version of Supervisord to start on system boot in Ubuntu 12.02?

How do you configure a newer version of supervisor to start on system boot in Ubuntu? Some distributions simply lag behind in their repositories. When I use easy install (as recommended by default on ...
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Folder /etc/rc.d was removed from Synology NAS [closed]

I was installing the Syncrify package when I created a file to place it in the /etc/rc.d directory, guiding by the following tutorial: http://web.synametrics.com/syncrifyfreenas.htm But, when I tried ...
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Linux's /etc/init.d - symlink, hard link, or actual file?

I have a Debian and an RPM package that requires a start/stop script to be added to the /etc/init.d directory. Recently, I was informed by a remote developer that "those in the know" know that "best ...
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how to add kernel command before mysql startup in linux

I want to add these commands to the Linux kernel before mysql startup (at boot time): echo never> /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled echo never> ...
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Upstart script runs well with sudo but fails as root user

I have a simple nodeJs upstart service run as, script exec /usr/bin/node /path/to/server.js end script On running with sudo command, it works ~$ sudo service upserv start sg_gui_server ...
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Wait init.d script until host name is ready, Ubuntu/Mint

I have a postgres SQL, which I would like to bind to local host and internal net IP. In /etc/postgresql/9.3/main/postgresql.conf . . . listen_addresses = 'localhost,myhost.mynet' . . . If I just ...
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Missing /etc/init.d/ipsec script after installing strongswan 5.3.2 from source

Ubuntu 14.04 (Amazon's Ubuntu AMI). Installed strongswan 5.3.2 from source (latest version in repo is too old and doesn't work). 1 question: 1) Noticed that the /init.d/ipsec (or /init/) script is ...
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Start seafile before docker at boot

On a debian 8 server, I have installed docker which run a MariaDB container. Seafile server is dependent of the MariaDB container. On restart, MariaDB take too long to start, so seafile fail is ...
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Trying to get pid from a script running as su -c

I am trying to get these scripts to work in an environment where the java application needs to run as user foobar no matter if it is started as root or foobar. So these are my modifications to the ...
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Cross distro daemon command?

I'm trying to write a script to launch a daemon on both centos and debian. This is the current pseudo script: if [ =f "/etc/init.d/functions" ] then . /etc/unit.d/functions alias ...
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Define default runlevels for 2 init.d daemons with dependencies (Sysvinit Debian Wheezy)

I have two daemons daemonA and daemonB. B is dependant from A, that means that A must start BEFORE B and A must stop AFTER B. I have successfully made these daemons run at boot time by setting ...
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Start at boot time Corosync 2.X + Pacemaker 1.1 cluster (Debian Wheezy)

I can't find a way to start cluster (corosync+pacemaker) at boot time in Debian I have updated a 2 node cluster with the following configuration on both nodes: Debian Wheezy 7.7 Corosync v2.3.4 ...
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s6 : how to get a run script running only once?

0 down vote favorite I'm using s6 (http://skarnet.org/software/s6/) in order to supervise multiple processes. I have couple services in my /etc/s6/ folder and one of them just need to call the start ...
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What's the easiest way to make my old init script work in systemd?

I don't want to do the right thing by creating a new systemd script, I just want my old init script to work again now that I've upgraded my system to an OS that's using systemd. I've briefly ...
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Encrypt ubuntu 14.04 home directory with services accessing them without login

I have few services which gets started as soon as server boots up. Now i would like to encrypt my home directory. Will services work properly if i do so? Code for those services is present in the home ...
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What is the minimal init.d script for Ubuntu?

I have a small Python-based server program that runs fine, but I want launched each time the server is rebooted. What is the least that I need to put into an /etc/init.d script to work? I only care ...
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How can I start two unicorn services at startup?

I am running both my staging and production environments on the same DigitalOcean Ubuntu box. I have everything working so that each environment can be deployed to its own directory, run a separate ...
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Amazon Linux Init.d Script Not Daemonizing Properly

I'm working on Amazon Linux and am running into an issue with my init.d script. I'm trying to run Kibana 4, which is just a script that calls nodejs to run as a service, but it's not working. ...