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Mounting network drive after network is ready

I'm trying to mount a samba network share to a local directory on startup. The following line in /etc/fstab works fine when I run mount -a: //share/folder /media/folder cifs ...
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Windows : Only Run Install Startup Script if Directory Doesn't Exist

I want to install some programs via a startup script, but once it has run for the first time it'll just reinstall wasting time and overwriting. It's a Server 2008 R2. Somewhere I found this IF NOT ...
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“Please Wait” When running startup script, only on Windows 8.1

I have a startup script and I have been testing it on 3 different virtual machines. These machines are running different versions of Windows(7, 8, and 8.1). They all have the same Group Policy applied ...
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Copying blobs to Azure customized VM's on boot

As I'm looking to take advantage of the SSD disks offering (D type in Azure), I understood that the only way to use them, is to copy the data to attached SSD disks from external storage like blob. I ...
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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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File Location of mysql startup script on Ubuntu

When we run a command as "service mysql start" [OR] "/etc/init.d/mysql start", The mysql daemon it starts. Who is providing the job mysql to start to those commands? What is the startup script file ...
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How to set Firefox as default browser using a script?

I have windows server 2008 r2 enterprise and windows 7 machines. I have firefox 4.0.1 currently deploying through group policy to the windows 7 machines. I know how to create a login script. I have ...
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Run script when Varnish starts

I'd like to run a script when Varnish starts. This script should execute a webrequest to a webserver (its backend), which then makes sure Varnish's cache gets filled with all pages residing on this ...
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GPO startup script not being ran

I am unable to get a GPO to run a script on startup. The script creates a shared folder on each machine in a group of windows 8 machines. The script itself works great, but attaching it to a GPO is ...
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Startup services are not getting started in CENTOS

I deployed my project on a Shared Hosting that has Root access the Server in picture is CENTOS now although I have defined the service to start on boot it not getting started chkconfig --level 35 ...
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Run a script via .plist on login as if in a specific directory

My .plist file calls a shell script but the script fails because it references other files in the same directory as the script. Thus the script only runs successfully when I 'cd' to the correct ...
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How do I output the previous logged in IP's during an SSH login to my ubuntu server?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed and everytime I log in, I would like to see the previous IP addresses that logged in to my server. How would I go about doing this? I have fail2ban installed already.
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Execution order of runlevel scripts

My runlevel 0 scripts in /etc/rc0.d, which should be executed when stopping are for example K05foo -> ... K10bar -> ... K80baz -> ... S10somemore -> ... S90halt -> ... Is it correct, that the ...
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No such file or directory error when trying to execute startup script in Debian

Very new to Debian (Raspbian), and I'm struggling on this one for a few days. I have a startup script that I want to execute at startup. I have executed the following commands, to make the script ...
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How do I make a program start up automatically on reboot?

I am currently renting a VPS that is running CentOS 6.5. I am using it to run a basic forum site, and obviously, I need a web server and MySQL to power that. I have chosen Apache for my web server, ...
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Startup Script Launch IE Browser

how to launch a startup script (batch file or VBS or PowerShell) that will open a browser on startup? I want to deploy this using GPO, i'm only able to achieve this by using logon script, but if used ...
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OK to modify HKLM\Software\Policies and HKCU\SOFTWARE\Policies on a domain?

Background: I have a domain (2003 Functional Level) with a mix of Windows XP and Windows 7 clients. We have been using Group Policy to manage our workstations. Now, I am in a situation I need to ...
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How to use input variables within a systemd script? [duplicate]

I'm trying to write a systemd service that both starts at boot time and can be used during a user session using the "sudo systemctl restart" command. However, when using this command I need to be ...
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How can i create a startup script with sles 11? [closed]

I have a problem in one of my servers. I have a SLES 11 server and I have bond (bond0) two ethernet cards (eth0 and eth1). i setup mtu to be 9000 on all interfaces. When i reboot the server the mtu ...
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Reconnect Windows Network Drive after network connection has been established

User uses a piece of software (simple database and front end app) that connects to a database stored on another workstation, by way of mapped drive. This mode of access is supported by the software ...
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how (linux kernel) network modules gets loaded without modprobe.conf

how (linux kernel) network modules gets loaded without modprobe.conf I have fedora distribution installed and can see e1000e module loaded automatically in the system. Is there a configuration which ...
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Providing network drive access to a windows service

I have a windows service, which requires access to a network drive. As Windows Service does not perform interactive logon, it's not possible to use mapped drive from active directory user logon ...
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postgres not starting after reboot on ubuntu

I'm not familiar with ubuntu (raring), so could someone help me please: I'm using postgresql 9.1 from apt. It installed the appropriate init script in /etc/init.d/postgresql. I can start the server ...
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How to change rc.d startup order in FreeBSD?

My question exactly same as this question except I want to change services in FreeBSD. I made some research and I found rcorder command which gives full order of services with below paramaters. ...
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auto start user(not root user) process on fedora boot

I have a VM running under Fedora OS. That VM has four users lets say(A, B, C, D). That VM has one process running under each user. So when that VM is rebooted, what should I do so that those process ...
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Sturtup script questions - will runas cmd allow app to be seen by user upon login?

I need to create a startup script on a server that is live in production, so unfortunately I don't have the luxury of trial and error. I need to start an application upon server bootup that is run as ...
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Configuring OpenLDAP init script on CentOS 6.4

If I just run slapd with no arguments (as root) it starts and works fine. When I try to start it using /etc/init.d/slapd start however, it dies immediately. I see from looking at the init script that ...
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Thin processes not starting after reboot on Ubuntu 12.04

Well, I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 and I have Thin installed by gem install thin sudo thin install sudo /usr/sbin/update-rc.d -f thin defaults and I have my configs at /etc/thin. But after system ...
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Can memcache invoke a script to reload itself after startup on Ubuntu?

Since memcache stores everything in ram, it will lose its store after a node recovers from failure. Does memcache offer a hook to invoke a script after it starts up? We want that script to do ...
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View User's current logon script without domain admin rights

Is there a way to view which logon script is running for an AD user without having domain admin rights. I've tried gpresult and it isn't displaying any login/logoff scripts, but I believe the script ...
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LSB confirm startup script won't start apache tomcat on ubuntu

I want to start my tomcat server automatically on startup. Therefore I retrieved a simple LSB conform script from the net and modified it to my needs. This is the script: # Provide logging functions ...
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Windows 2008 startup script will not run?

I am trying to get a very simple batch script to run when my Windows 2008 Server (R2) system starts up. I have added the script to the "Startup Scripts" in the local group policy by running ...
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unrealircd run at boot

I have UnrealIRCD installed on my CentOS server. I'm not too familiar with startup scripts, so I'm wondering if it's possible to have it start when the vps starts up, or if it crashes, as well as ...
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Getting Xvfb to start upon booting system in Ubuntu Maverick

I'm trying to get Xvfb to run when the system starts up on Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick), but it's not working. In /etc/rc.local, I have the following: /root/start_xvfb.sh >> ...
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Startup script on one server only in Amazon EC2

Right now I have a setup with a load balancer that starts new instances of a server (debian) if needed be on the Amazon EC2 cloud. On this setup I have a script that needs to be running on only one of ...
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Trouble using update-rc.d to change Debian startup order

I have a Debian Wheezy system on which I want Tomcat to start after MySQL. In the default runlevel 2, they are named as follows in /etc/rc2.d: S16tomcat7 S18mysql I can get the desired effect, at ...
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Is it safe to remove the Bash Shell startup files for Samba user accounts?

I'm in the process of setting up Samba shares for a SOHO network and would like to know whether or not it is safe/advisable to remove a Samba user's Bash Shell startup files (i.e. .bash_logout, ...
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Process in rc.local does not seem to run — where to see?

I want to run a process in rc.local (Ubuntu Natty) but I am having trouble determining if it has run. I added /bin/sleep 10 /usr/bin/killall PassengerWatchdog /bin/echo "Killall returned with code ...
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Apache and MySQL doesn't start at boot

I am running Debian 6 on a server. On this server I want to have an instance of Apache2 and MySQL started when the system boots. For this purpose I know there are the init.d script and the symbolic ...
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Why is my Cloudformation script not starting apache?

I'm trying to create an instance to run apache, and everything seems to be working, but the web server is not being started. It starts up fine manually. If I reboot the instance, it does not ...
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Filtering GPO's Based on Computer Account Security Group

So, I have a GPO, which runs a quick start up script to delete locally installed IP printers from all machines on our AD domain during computer start up. This works great...the issue appears when we ...
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Can a GPO Startup Script starts a background process and exit immediately?

I have Googled, and not yet found an answer. Scenario: One of my GPOs have a Startup Script that takes a long time to finish. For some reasons, we have to run the scripts synchronously. Naturally, ...
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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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Permanently change hostname of Debian Squeeze virtual server

I have a virtual server running Debian Squeeze. I can change the hostname by running the hostname new.host.name command or by editing /etc/hostname and then running /etc/init.d/hostname.sh, but after ...
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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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Deploy multiple office products using startup scripts

I need to deploy MS Visio 2010 and MS Project 2010 to users that belong to a specific security group. Most of the time users will only need one or the other, but on occasion they will need both. The ...
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Execute script from rc.local as user instead of root

I want to execute a script every time my server start up. The problem is that I need to be a certain user to execute the script, if I try to do it as root it cant find certain packages (such as ruby). ...
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Chroot on startup

I have a script that runs on startup, but it wont launch a application in chroot. #!/bin/sh /usr/sbin/chroot /root/chrootdir/ /bin/sh -c "lighttpd -f /etc/lighttpd.conf -m /lib" echo "script ...
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init is the parent for a script: how can I find what initially launched the script?

The box in question is RHEL/CentOS 5.5 x86_64. It has been up for 80+ days. A custom watchdog script exists on the server which performs a variety of tasks and this particular script accepts a few ...