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How to kick off a batch file on server restart?

When the server restarts, I need to kick off a process in a form of a batch file (that basically preloads a bunch of data that will be needed later). I haven't found an effective way to do this ...
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installing a script as startup service in ubuntu

I have a script openerp-server.py in ~/openerp/stable6/server/bin/.I want it to be run at startup.(As a service or not - I don't know the difference) These are the steps I followed 1 Created a ...
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Can OpenVPN run and connect on startup?

I just set up an OpenVPN Server on an Amazon EC2 Instance. Now I want the client (me in this case) to connect to the server when my computer boots. I have read that it can be done by modifying a ...
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Need help for a Unix startup script

I am very weak on unix shell scripting. Is there a way to create Unix shell script which will start on server boot time only, and will execute the following commands in order: # cd /mysql # ...
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Icinga error “Icinga Startup Delay does not exist” although it does

I just installed icinga to monitor my server following this guide: http://docs.icinga.org/0.8.1/en/wb_quickstart-idoutils.html Everything built and installed correctly, but icinga is reporting a ...
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httpd loading 'Test Page' after adding httpd to startup

I recently added httpd to start during the start up by doing this: cd /etc/rc.d/rc5.d/ ln -s /etc/init.d/httpd S80httpd Although httpd starts on boot, seems like my DocumentRoot that was set in ...
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Starting a daemon automatically from init.d

I installed vnstats to see bandwidth statistics, I copied an init.d file tempalte, I placed it in init.d directory, it works ok to access this file and do start/restart/status, but this file should ...
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How to start java service automatically when Centos server starts up

I have a server running CentOS, which I am configuring and I would like to have a java service startup automatically when the server is restarted how can I go about doing this? The command to run the ...
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How do I launch a process as a specific user at startup on OS X?

I would like to run a script as a particular user on startup (not on login). I thought a launchd LaunchDaemon would do it, but 'man launchd' says: "If you wish your service to run as a certain user, ...
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how auto run pppoe connection for valid ip on windows server 2008 [startup folder not help]

i bought an ip valid from my adsl isp and made a pppoe connection for using that ip in my windows server 2008.(my server) i want to force that connection to run automatically when log off/on or ...
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Replacing TTY with a script in CentOS 6

How would I go about replacing a TTY with a custom script in CentOS 6. CentOS 6 uses upstart instead of the standard SysV init scripts, so I'm having difficulty figuring out how it all works. ...
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Server 2008 R2 Slow Startup fix

We are currently running 2 Server 2008 R2 Active Directory Domain Controllers at work, and a fail-over cluster running on them to provide resilient File, Print and DHCP serving. Server1 holds all of ...
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Linux: user defined daemons/services

I'm looking for a framework/library/environment so an ordinary user can set up it's own server processes. These processes should run under his uid as any other user process. However the definition of ...
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OS X 10.6 Apply ipfw rules at startup

I have a couple of firewall rules I would to like to apply at startup. I have followed the instructions from http://images.apple.com/support/security/guides/docs/SnowLeopard_Security_Config_v10.6.pdf ...
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Getting shell script to run as a daemon on CentOS?

EDIT: For some reason half of my post got truncated, not sure what happened. I will update soon and will post that it is updated here at the top. EDIT: I have updated the post again, sorry for the ...
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SSH: How to start a process that won't end after system reboot?

Is there a way to do this so when I reboot my linux server the process will reopen on startup?
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Grub 1.99 default?

I have been running into an issue. I have my grub set to run the only OS on power on, and the BIOS to automatically restart the machine if it dies. The issue is that if the machine dies (from say a ...
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Commands /etc/init/boot.local get started before some environment variables get initialized

I have OpenSuse 11.4. I start some on-boot scripts inside /etc/init/boot.local. Where could I move those scripts so that they would be started after all (most) environment variables got initialized? ...
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How to test /etc/rc.d/rc.local to make sure a command will start successfully at boot?

I'm using tyrantmanager to manage several instances of Tokyo Tyrant. It's working fine. I want to get it to start at boot, so I add the following command into /etc/rc.local: ...
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Mac OS X 10.6.6 NetBoot imaged machines running fsck on boot

I have created a NetInstall image of a OS X 10.6.6 machine in our organization for easy deployment of new machines. This has worked out great for us with the exception of the machines running fsck on ...
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How and when should I mount a remote filesystem using SSHFS?

I managed to get SSHFS working smoothly. I've added the following line to my /etc/fstab: sshfs#xxx@remote_host:/path_to/remote/content /path_to/local/content fuse \ ...
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(Ubuntu) How to configure startup application?

I'm trying to configure the startup application in Ubuntu. I want to perform the following tasks in sequence when a user login to Ubuntu's desktop: Ensure that the webserver is started ...
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(Ubuntu) How to ensure that webserver has been started before the desktop environment is shown?

I'm trying to create my own Linux distro in LiveCD format. I have put a webserver in my Linux LiveCD, and make it automatically startup during boot time. I have made the LiveCD to auto-login to ...
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When a startup should hire a sys admin?

The startup is growing and you have now 5 full-time devs on your team. You have an older application which is up and running in production and a new web application almost ready to be released. You ...
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how to workaround glassfish 3.0.1 admin page slow startup?

I've installed netbeans which comes with glassfish. i just got a book about glassfish and i wanted to try.the first surprise is the time it took to the admin page to load. i've found on serverfault ...
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Script to automate Raid0 on Windows Server 2008

Could someone point me to a script that I can run upon startup to create a Raid0 drive on windows server 2008. The inputs would be the drive letters of two drives to use for the array.
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sshd wont start at boot

I just installed Debian 6, after reboot sshd stopped responding. I put the default config file but it not help. In the logs (/var/log/auth,syslog) no errors. I think the problem is that sshd not ...
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Ubuntu/Linux: how are startup parameters typically defined for startup scripts (sysvinit)?

I'm curious as to what's the standard method of telling a startup script to execute with certain parameters. For instance with MySQL, there's my.cnf, and from what I can tell, the startup parameters ...
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Why don't many start-ups go for web hosting? [closed]

Why don't many big start-ups opt for a web-hosting company, but instead get their own servers even at the beginning. Take for example Facebook or Google. Facebook could have gone for a VPS. Is getting ...
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/etc/rc.local not being run on Ubuntu Desktop Install

I have been trying to get sphinx to run at boot, so I added some lines to /etc/rc.local but nothing happens when I start up. If i run it manually it works however. /etc/init.d/rc.local start works ...
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Why does rc.local require absolute paths? How can I run a script at startup that doesn't use them?

I have a script that runs at startup from rc.local in CentOS. This script contains a command to compile my erlang project using a third party build command called rebar. The rebar line fails to ...
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Run a command on Windows startup (not login!)

How do you tell Windows to run a command on each system startup? I have a large number of servers on which I will need to run a command on system startup that makes a non-persistent configuration ...
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Looking for a start-up error on Ubuntu after upgrade

I performed a do-release-upgrade through SSH to upgrade a server from 8.04 to 10.04. I have followed the on-screen infos through the upgrade and everything seemed to go well. However, after the ...
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Windows Startup Script works but has no interface

I have a .CMD startup script (Scheduled for startup via Task Scheduler). It invokes several executable files via DOS commands, like this: start "Workflow Processor starting..." /D ...
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Windows Group Policy Startup script is not executed at startup

I have written a .cmd file which calls ten different .exe files. I am able to run this .cmd file locally, on my server, and it works fine. When I use [gpedit.msc] (Group Policy Editor) for "Computer ...
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Ubuntu restarting a startup program

I have a program that I added to /etc/rc.local to have it run as soon as the server starts. The problem is that sometimes the program stops responding and I need to restart it but I can not restart ...
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Why I cant access my new AWS EC2 instances?

I am new to AWS Ec2. I just launch a instance, uploaded a test.php and test.html, both just display a "Hello world" text. I copied my public DNS: ec2-XXX-XXX-XXX-XXX.compute.amazonaws.com But it ...
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MSSQLSERVER Will Not Start - Event ID 913 and 1814

I need some serious help. I have a major database server down and am scratching my head at how to fix it. The server was hit by rolling black outs last week in Dallas and sense then, Microsoft SQL ...
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On a shared server, how do you run a script / process at startup?

I guess I could have a cron job run every minute, or 5 minutes, and have it somehow check if the process was already running (not sure how to do that). Would that be the best way or is there another ...
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Should I bother setup up and administrate a dedicated server myself?

I have a software engineer background and I am not very familiar with linux. My aim is to be able to: Create an environment for software development (SVN, jira, etc.), Have a place where to host ...
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Unbricking a rack-mount server…VGA out is unresponsive, no network boot activity

I have an old rack-mount (4u) server which booted from the network (with PXE) when it was in use. I was aiming to install debian or wot not on the hard drives (it has 5), so I tried wireshark and a ...
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Building a small server farm

I am planning to set up a Tech startup company that will provide web application solutions. Eventually we hope to diversify into different areas such as possibly social media or other services. For ...
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Error starting postgresql server on ubuntu

I recently stopped the postgresql database (that was working perfectly), and after a couple of days, when I try to start it, I get the errors: 2011-01-03 23:56:27 CLST LOG: could not translate host ...
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Mysql ndb cluster - node restart

I just setup a mysql cluster on a fairly decent baby (IBM x3650 M3) with 24GB memory, xeon 6core, SAS 6Gbps HDD. Running Debian Lenny 5. 64bits. Ndb version is 7.1.9a. Our database size on MyISAM is ...
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Run Python Server at Startup

I've got a few Python based servers that I need to run, and would like them to start automatically when I start my Ubuntu Server box. What is the best way to execute them like this? I was hoping I ...
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How to start a cloned xen virtual machine

I cloned a machine using: virt-clone --prompt Now it's sitting in my /vm folder. How do I power it on (from the console)?
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Startup services running twice

When I reboot my ubuntu 10.04 32 bit machine all the startup services started twice. The startup process looks like this: Starting apache2 Starting apache2 (98)Address already in use: make_sock: ...
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Cannot bring up ejabberd after VPS change made by hosting company

My hosting provider WebFusion updated my VPS with security patches late last night. Since then I cannot start my ejabberd instance. I get the following errors, which seem to indicate that the ...
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Does anyone else uses Quest Authentication services? I have an issue with startup scripts not being launched by the GPO

we are using QAS 4_1_0_22 and I'm trying to launch an startup script from GPO when a computer starts. The script is lanched if I apply it to the user, but is not launched when configured as startup ...
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A servers hardware and software for a new startup

We are a new startup, and we don't have much money right now, but we want to invest what we should. We building a website that will let users to upload pictures, and have a galleries. It's very ...