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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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elasticsearch not enabled when installed on additional device

Here's the deal : I'm working with AWS EC2 instances (Centos 7). Elasticsearch is installed from the sources in the folder /app. The elasticsearch service is managed by init.d. The problem is that if ...
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Why doesn't socat running from init.d create a port successfully?

Running the following command in the terminal is successful: sudo socat pty,link=/dev/serial.192.168.0.10.pos,nonblock,raw,echo=0,user=web-server tcp:192.168.0.10:999 This creates a serial port > ...
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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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UnicodeDecodeError starting Radicale server during boot process

I set up the Radicale CalDAV server on Debian Wheezy (raspbian). I can launch it manually as expected. However, when I try to start it during boot process it fails with the following error: ...
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error with configuration of Varnish

i got this error when i try to restart Varnish via SSH " service varnish restart" this the error : [root@mydomin sysconfig]# service varnish restart : command not foundnish/etc/sysconfig/varnish: ...
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ubuntu 14.04 amavis update-rc.d start\stop error output

I have been using amavis on ubuntu 12.04 with no issues and while installing a new amavis server on 14.04 I have an error trying to apply update-rc.d the output is: ~# update-rc.d amavis enable ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Shutdown init script is not executing on immediate reboot on CentOS 7.1

I have installed an init script to run on system shutdown with the following command /sbin/chkconfig --add shutdownExample My shutdownExample(custom script to run at system shutdown) looks like ...