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

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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. ...
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Debian 6 service boot orders

In Debian 6 and greater using the LSB init style I have added new servers to run on boot using update-rc, and indeed they do appear in the /etc/rc2.d (2 being my run level), and they even start on ...
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CentOS startup script command not found

Trying to start bitcoind on CentOS 6, but just getting command not found errors. #!/bin/bash # # bitcoind The bitcoin core server. # # # chkconfig: 345 80 20 # description: bitcoind # processname: ...
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Cannot start Wildfly

I want to start wildfly as a service but nothing happens when I try to start it using: $ /etc/init.d/wildfly start Starting WildFly Application Server: wildfly $ ls -l /etc/init.d/wildfly -rwxr-xr-x ...
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Creating enterprise init script (to support all Linux distros)

I'd like to create my own init script to make my program start at boot and be controlled via "service" utility in most popular Linux distributions. Requirements: it should be portable across ...
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sysv init scripts — differentiate between first run (boot) and subsequent runs

Normally sysv init scripts are run at boot time (from /etc/init.d/rcS) with the 'start' argument. However they can also be invoked with the 'start' after boot, for exmaple when a service is stopped ...
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Command shows different results when I login as a user vs su to the user

I'm trying to run a simple command from an init.d script and I'm troubleshooting why the command doesn't work when I run it from my init.d script but works when I run it as my user. Can someone ...
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Centos 6.5 auditd fails to start with service or /etc/init.d/audit start

Fail: # service auditd start Starting auditd: [FAILED] Fail: # /etc/init.d/auditd start Starting auditd: [...
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screen command process id

First of all sorry for my bad english and i am new at linux. When i do this, it can write process id to pid file start () { echo -n "Starting someserver.jar: " java -jar /home/someserver/...
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init.d script getting error

First of all sorry for my bad english Ok, i wrote a init.d script and i don't know its true or false (i am new at this things) #!/bin/sh . /etc/init.d/someserver start () { echo -n $"Starting ...
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What happens to a daemon without a “K” link in /etc/rcX.d/

What happens to processes started by init through an init script, if that script does not have a corresponding K entry in (for example) /etc/rc0.d/? For example, the following script started a ...
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name of script within a init script

I have a script /etc/init.d/startup, where I do the following: creating a PID file that should look like: /var/run/**startup**.pid executing a screen of a java process, so I will like to create the ...
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What is status_of_proc, and how do I call it?

In the init script of nginx in Debian 7 (Wheezy) I read the following exerpt: status) status_of_proc -p /var/run/$NAME.pid "$DAEMON" nginx && exit 0 || exit $? ;; ...
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How to run an init.d script to run after $PATH is set

I created an init.d script that launches a system daemon. The daemon uses the system $PATH to launch other processes. The system path, however, does not include "/usr/local/bin" at the time the init.d ...
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Logstash Forwarder doesn't start up with chkconfig in CentOS 5

I have set up logstash-forwarder on a CentOS 5 machine installing it from this RPM: http://download.elasticsearch.org/logstash-forwarder/packages/logstash-forwarder-0.3.1-1.x86_64.rpm When I went ...
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Bamboo service does not start on ubuntu server machine reboot/startup

I have set up an instance of bamboo on a local ubuntu server machine. Everything works fine exept for one thing: Bamboo is not started when the server reboots. I have created a script and placed it in ...
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Python Script portion failing to execute within init.d/ on RedHat 6.5, why?

I've created a init.d script called rmCluster which is supposed to execute a simple python script at shutdown which uses boto to shutdown a particular cluster of servers, with 755 perms, located in /...
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Is Nginx running at all runlevels bad?

I inherited some EC2 (running AMI) instances at my new job and I am trying to figure out the method that my predecessor used to set them up. This might be a really basic question, but my knowledge of ...
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insserv: warning: script 'uwsgi' missing LSB tags and overrides

This is my code: #!/bin/bash daemon="$APPVENV/bin/uwsgi" args="--emperor $APPCONF/uwsgi/app.ini" pid="$APPDIR/emperor.pid" case "\$1" in start) echo "Starting uwsgi" start-stop-...
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Ubuntu server not booting due to (possible) disk mounting problems

I have a server running Ubuntu 14.04, with one hard disk partitioned like: sda sda1 -> / sda2 -> /var sda3 -> (swap) sda4 -> /home Whenever I boot, I get the message The disk drive ...
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Naming convention for /var/lock/subsys on sysvinit with multiple pids

In this Tips and Tricks article from Red Hat, it is said: When a service is started through an init script, a file is touched in the /var/lock/subsys/ directory with the same name as the init ...
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drbd service not startable / WFConnection

I recently migrated my drbd setup from Ubutnu to centos 7 and i get a wierd error: i can load and unload the module normally, and the whole thing seems to work #>modprobe drbd #>lsmod | grep ...
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/etc/init.d/nginx reload not working

My earlier problem revealed that reloading the config of my Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 nginx reverse proxy does not work, while restarting, or reloading directly through the binary does work. I have looked ...
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Auto starting rc at startup

So here are the steps i am following . So i add a conf file inside /etc/init.d/myconffile And then to get System start/stop links i have to use the command sudo update-rc.d myconffile defaults 99 ...
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Could not access pid file for elasticsearch

I am not a die-hard linux engineer, but I am having some problems with starting Elastic Search. Some stats: Server: Ubuntu Server 11.04 Elastic Search: 1.2.3 (installed with appitude) When I start ...
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Service is not starting on Centos on boot

I have a service installed to start jasper reporting server on boot. I believe it is correctly setup. here is the startup script placed in /etc/init.d/jasperserver #!/bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # ...
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Can I make systemd show service status after starting or stopping a service?

I am trying to get systemd to do what init.d scripts would do, showing the status of a service automatically after being manually given a command to start or stop. Is this somehow possible? systemd ...
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How to autostart `ypbind` on Ubuntu 14.04

It seems I need to use sysv-rc-conf to manage service startup/shutdown, but no scripts were added to /etc/init.d/ when I installed NIS. I would expect to either have /etc/init.d/nis or /etc/init.d/...
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puppet service not stopping service (iptables)

I am trying to use a puppet master 3.1.1 to manage iptables on various servers. My local puppet agent is 2.7.19, the server OS is CentOS 5.4. /etc/puppet/modules/mycompany/manifests/config/iptables....
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Standard or best way to keep alive process started by init.d

I'm looking for a standard way or best practice to keep a daemon started by an init.d shell script alive. Or even better, is there a way to keep it alive directly from /etc/init.d? Specifically, I ...
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Bacula daemon fails to stop or restart

Foreword: I have already resolved this problem and am asking this question to share the solution I've found. Please bear in mind that the problem described here may (or may not) be more generic and ...
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Can't run node.js script on server reboot

I need to listen events on port 3240 and I'm using node.js for that purpose. I need to execute my script with forever tool. I also need to run forever on server reboot. When I run forever glh.js ...
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Apache2 and MySQL fail to restart after Server restart or apt-get update

Does anyone know of any reason why Apache2 and MySQL do not run after either a server reboot or apt-get update? I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server There are the corresponding files in /...
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Which insserv tags do I have to add to initrd-tools.sh?

I have installed insserv on my debian 7 server. When I call insserv I get the error insserv: warning: script 'S19initrd-tools.sh' missing LSB tags and overrides which means, that the tags in my ...
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portable daemon management from bash (sysvinit/upstart/systemd)

I have a little shell script which needs to stop a service. This needs to work on ubuntu (14.04), debian and Arch. Right now what I do is similiar to case $(cat /etc/issue) in *Ubuntu*) ...
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On a Debian 7.5 rc.local won't be run at boot

I am struggling to figure out why rc.local won't be executed at boot time. The file itself is executable, it is called from /etc/rc2.d Also the file when from command line won't return any errors. Any ...
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Restarting redis after installing with Ansible hangs

I'm using the following playbook albeit slightly modified with a newer version of Redis: https://github.com/Kami/ansible-redis I removed the Disable obsolete init.d service and generate upstart ...
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httpd service is not starting automatically

I compiled Apache and PHP from source on a RedHat server, but in doing that, I forget to install the httpd as service. Files used to compile Apache 2.4.7 Command used to compile Apache 2.4.7 ./...
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Recommended way to disable atd (and other unnecessary startup processes) in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I just spun up a new Ubuntu 14.04 server and have been having a bit of trouble getting the atd daemon to stop auto-launching. There's been a bit of changing around on the management of startup ...
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Proper Way to Auto Mount NFS/Samba Shares Before Apache Startup at Boot?

I'm using an Ubuntu 12.04 (Server) VM as a development web server. I keep the served files on the VM host, therefore Apache uses NFS mounted directories for DocumentRoot To keep things as automated, ...
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How to install NetApp SystemManager as a service under linux?

It seems the NetApp dropped the web interface support some time ago and now they require you to instal and run SystemManager, which happens to be a webserver running on localhost. It seems that their ...
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startpar process left hanging when starting processes from rc.local or init.d

I have a peculiar issue when starting ongoing(service-like) processes from either full blown init.d script (SysV style) or a simple one-line call from rc.local file like so: su someuser -c "/home/...
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Providing normal users(non-root) with initialization and shutdown auto-run capabilities

I'm hosting an experimental/testing Linux box, running Debian Wheezy 7.4.0 distribution. Different users log into the machine over ssh to their accounts and are allowed to run the development tools ...
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Starting a script as another user

I've created a script in /etc/init.d/ which has to run several other scripts from other (non-root privileged) users from their home directories, as if they started them. I launch these scripts with:...
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Supplying password to openconnect started via start-stop-daemon

I am attempting to start openconnect via a Debian init script that makes use of start-stop-daemon: DAEMON=/usr/sbin/openconnect DAEMON_ARGS="<endpoint> --script /etc/vpnc/vpnc-script --user <...
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Starting Tomcat 7 as a user - init.d script can't write pid

I want to run Tomcat 7 as a user on CentOS 6. I've created a user tomcat:tomcat and changed the ownership under /var/lib/apache-tomcat* etc... There are lots of docs online on how to do that but I ...
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Wrong PATH in init script on boot

Since the update of the System on my Synology NAS (x86), I have some problems with my startup scripts. The Bash scripts are stored in /usr/local/etc/rc.d. The scripts were executed for sure, because ...