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

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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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init.d service died

Adapting some code from a linux forum, I've added a service script to /etc/init.d on my ubuntu natty server to start/stop/restart node.js It literally was working the first day I made it, but then ...
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mongodb 2.4.9 is crashing on wheezy when running as root

I installed mongodb-10gen v2.4.9 on a debian Wheezy, and I'm having this really weird behavior: if I run it as root I can't get it starts: root@xx:~# /etc/init.d/mongodb stop [ ok ] Stopping ...
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init script terminating with ssh session

We need to run pt-stalk on a handful of servers to keep an eye on mySQL, and I was sick of manually starting it every time the server rebooted. A little googling turned up an init script for pt-stalk, ...
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Red hat script on shutdown

I need to backup some files every time i will shutdown a Red Hat enterprise 4 Linux. I thought about make it with a script in /etc/rc0.d but shutdown process should wait for my script to finish. So ...
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Starting a service only after another one is completely started (on CentOS)

I have installed on my CentOS server postgresql service and another one called netnfork. The 'netnfork' service starts only after postgresql starts. netnfork init script: #!/bin/sh # # netnfork init ...
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How to restart postgresql 8.4 on Debian Squeeze when there are no clusters defined?

How to restart postgresql 8.4 on Debian Squeeze? /etc/init.d/postgresql stop/start/restart does nothing (no output given).
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Have FishEye+Crucible start at boot on Ubuntu

I asked this question at Atlassian but figured serverfault might be more appropriate as it's more of a sysadmin question than an Atlassian question: I have been attempting to follow this guide to ...
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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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require a gem in a ruby script fails at boot time

I am booting using a machine using chef. I need it to install a init.d script which it does and when the script is invoked at the end of chef run the script fails on the require 'daemons' line (shown ...
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Ubuntu Upstart Job to Persist tcp_slot_table_entries Before NFS Mount

NOTE: I'm aware of the question Persistent changes to /proc/sys/sunrpc/tcp_slot_table_entries and while this older question is quite similar, the selected and proposed answers do not work for us, nor ...
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Debian 3.1 (Sarge) init.d boot order

I am using a TS-7800 single board computer from Technologic Systems that ships with Debian 3.1 (Sarge). I have updated it to Squeeze, but due to various driver issues I have been forced to roll back ...
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Running multiple background Java processes on Linux

I have a jar file that runs continuously and acts on various events. I need to create multiple instances of this jar, passing parameters to it on start up, and have it continue to run between shell ...
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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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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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puma init.d for centos 6 fails with runuser: user /var/log/puma.log does not exist

Trying to get a init.d/puma to work on Centos 6. It throws error runuser: user /var/log/puma.log does not exist I run this from the /srv/books/current folder but it fails. I tried to debug the ...
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CentOS 6 init script doesn't work properly

I'm setting up my ruby production server based on CentOS 6. I need a process called god (which is a process monitoring tool) to start at boot. I'm using an init script that I found here. Just as ...
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php-fpm unable to restart because of another FPM instance

/etc/init.d/php-fpm restart Stopping php-fpm: [FAILED] Starting php-fpm: [10-Oct-2013 21:24:37] ERROR: An another FPM instance seems to already listen on ...
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Upstart for monitoring forking daemon?

According to this link, it said Upstart is one of the best options for running traditional forking daemons, since it actually uses ptrace to make sure it's watching the correct process ids. ...
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Glassfish 3 Cluster and Local init scripts

I'm trying to set-up a Glassfish 3.1.1 Cluster for testing purposes. Currently, I've got 2 hosts with Glassfish 3.1.1 installed. I've set-up a DAS domain on host1, and followed this guide to create ...
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lumberjack shipper init script

I'm using lumberjack shipper for logstash. I'm in need of init.d script to start lumberjack on centos system. I have the script for debian based systems but can't get one on Centos to work. I have ...
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Starting/Stopping Custom PHP Chat Server Linux Service (CentOS)

I have been trying all night to get this service working properly. I created this script from a template and am very new to bash coding. I wrote a fully functioning chat server in php which runs ...
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How to check validity of LSB init scripts?

I'm wondering whether there's any way to check my LSB init scripts for validity? For example whether there are circular runtime dependencies that may prevent my system from shutting down or starting ...
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Lighttpd init script doesn't work on Debian Wheezy

[EDIT] I have found why it did not work, I just had to add the directive server.pid-file = "/var/run/lighttpd.pid" to the lighttpd.conf file. I can't figure out why the lighttpd ...
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Apache2 does not start at boot time - Ubuntu 12.04

I've install apache2 on an Unbuntu 12.04 machine, but I can't get the server to start at boot time. Although I've tried many things : reinstall apache2 run update-rc.d apache2 enable But each ...
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When I auto-start Supervisord on boot, the [program:start_gunicorn] don't start

The [program:start_gunicorn] is running with no error when I manually start supervisord with this setup. [program:start_gunicorn] command=/env/nafd/bin/gunicorn_start priority=1 ...
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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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Nimsoft probe for initscripts

Do any of the Nimsoft products from CA allow you to easily create probes for an initscripts style of service? I know it can probe individual processes from ps dumps, but a single service might launch ...
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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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install ganglia from sources: a) error /etc/ini.d/functions does not exist ; b) use Nginx instead of apache as web server for it

I'm trying to install ganglia (v.3.6.0) from sources on an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server and I have 2 questions: A) The configure/make/make-install phase works. But when trying to launch gmond or gmetad ...
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call init.d script restart from cron - leaves defunct process, cron-invoked script never finishes

We wrote a quick ruby script called monitor_and_restart_solr.rb to restart a badly behaving Solr (java) process, but it appears to get stuck when we call the /etc/init.d/solr restart The script we ...
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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 i ...
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Why is there no (Debian) init.d script for usbipd? Should I write my own?

I just installed the usbip package on my Debian Wheezy (7.1) . For some reason, it comes without an init.d script. Why is there no init.d script for it? Should I roll out my own? Or am I doing ...
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How to use run_init with processes in the background

I'm working on a CentOS 5.9 machine. There's a program that runs in the foreground instead of correctly forking a daemon. It's /etc/init.d/myprogram script has something like below: start() { ...
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script in init.d not executed on startup

I have some script in /etc/init.d that normally run when I restart my debian6 box. But some of these scripts are not executed at startup anymore, eg: -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 307 Aug 3 10:25 ...
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How to make Jetty wait for mongodb and elasticsearch

My servlet which runs in Jetty requires mongodb and elasticsearch to be started before it can operate. If one of those parts are missing then there is a big crash and nothing works. This is a problem ...
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Why can't I start supervisor with init.d?

I followed this guide to install supervisor on Debian 6.06. EDIT: I can now get supervisor to stop, but cannot get it to start when I'm not using sudo. /etc/init.d/supervisord -> #! /bin/bash -e ...
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Error when starting qpidd as a service

I have recently swapped from CENTOS 5 to FEDORA 17. Previously I have created my own init.d scripts successfully (albeit not for qpidd) however, in FEDORA I cannot get it to work. I have created the ...
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Process started by init.d script unable to create/write to file

I used the init.d skeleton template to create an init.d script that starts up a basic java process. When I run my init.d script, the process starts up and works fine. The only problem is that the ...
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init.d script runs correctly but process doesn't live when booted fully up

I have a problem with an init.d script #!/bin/bash ES_HOME="/var/es/current" PID=$(ps ax | grep elasticsearch | grep $ES_HOME | grep -v grep | awk '{print $1}') #echo $PID #exit 0 case "$1" in ...
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lighttpd startup script says /etc/rc.status is missing

I am trying to install the lighttpd startup script. I followed these steps, but when I start it I get root@debian:~# /etc/init.d/lighttpd start .: 53: Can't open /etc/rc.status Seems rc.status does ...
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Memcached won't start as a service

I've installed memcached on my centos 5.2 box and it runs ok if I start it manually but I'm struggling to set it up as a service. After a long pause I just got this error: service memcached status ...
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Empty pid created by Redis 2.4 on Debian + dotdeb

I just upgraded our Redis from 2.2.2 to 2.4.1 (I use http://www.dotdeb.org/ for package management), and now, /etc/init.d/redis-server start creates /var/run/redis/redis-server.pid, but the content ...