systemd, created by Lennart Poettering and Kay Sievers, is a modern replacement for the traditional Linux init, whether System-V or BSD-style initscripts. Its main features include the ability to express dependencies between services and aggressive parallelisation of service startup.

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Can FPM make one RPM package that acts differently if systemd is being used?

I build an RPM using fpm for EL6 hosts. It installs a /etc/init.d script. However if that package is installed on an EL7 host, I want it to install a file in /usr/lib/systemd/system instead. Is ...
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Automatic/predictable block device mounting using systemd

I'm netbooting a bunch of servers with CoreOS. The servers have lots of drives attached that will be used for a purpose that is not for the OS. For simplicity and repeatability I'd like to be able to ...
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docker container systemd unit integration

I run a docker app-container container with an attached data-container. To keep it up even with CoreOS host updates I use a systemd unit file as bellow. I am a bit puzzled to why systemctl restart ...
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How to run Fedora container on Ubuntu host?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and was trying to run a Fedora container. The container I created via given templates does not work properly. I guess the reason is that systemd is not set up correctly. ...
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systemd logcheck rule not working

given is this logcheck rule: ^\w{3} [ :[:digit:]]{11} [._[:alnum:]-]+ systemd-logind\[[[:digit:]]+\]: New session [[:digit:]]+ of user [^[:space:]]+\.$ and this log entry: Mar 19 09:16:09 horst ...
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Getting journald to send email on certain events

I found these solutions for syslogd that send emails on certain events like local0.crit or local1.err How can I make syslogd email certain log messages to me? ...
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Start a program with systemd

I'm trying to install the latest version of ProFTPd (1.3.5) onto a CentOS 7 box, and wound up having to configure and install manually. The reason is that EPEL's version of proftpd doesn't include ...
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CoreOS can't pull docker container on boot [migrated]

While following the systemd guide I ran into an issue with this example configuration: [Unit] Description=MyApp After=docker.service Requires=docker.service [Service] TimeoutStartSec=0 ...
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Why systemd service files don't know common $PATH?

As question states, why every systemd service files have full path of programs, for example: ExecStart=/usr/bin/coolprogram when it could just be ExecStart=coolprogram
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Is there a way to run just save with firewalld in RHEL7?

I'm starting to use RHEL7 and learning a little about the changes that come with systemd. Is there a way to perform /sbin/service iptables save in firewalld? $ /sbin/service iptables save The ...
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CentOS7 systemctl calling ExecStop on reboot after my procceses are already killed

I have a systemd script which is as follows: [Unit] Description=My sites Before=shutdown.target reboot.target halt.target [Service] Type=oneshot ExecStart=/bin/bash -c '/etc/xxx/mySites start' ...
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Why does Fleet stop a unit that was running just fine

I've setup a CoreOS server at a cloud provider. It's a single server with etcd and fleet running on it. I've figured out how to package web apps so they can run in docker and I can launch them from ...
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How to run systemd on ubuntu 14.10 utopic in a docker container?

Installed systemd on the host with the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install systemd-sysv copied new /etc/default/grub file with: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet ...
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CentOS 7 - Systemctl dependency problems with network mount and OpenSM

I have the follwoing problem. I want to mount a glusterfs share over Infiniband on an CentOS 7 client. The glusterfs share '/data' is severed by a host called storage1. For the client I I setup and ...
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systemd-networkd and direct routes

I have problem adding direct routes through systemd-networkd. What I'm trying to achieve is similar to: ip a a 192.168.0.2/32 dev enp0s3 ip r a 192.168.0.1/32 dev enp0s3 ip r a default via ...
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Why do I need to use systemd to set my timezone in RHEL7?

I used to be able to edit /etc/sysconfig/clock, but now I need to use timedatectl, which I believe is a systemd command. What has that got to do with booting the system?
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Play Framework 2.3 startup scripts for systemd?

We're upgrading to Play 2.3.x (which uses activator) and CentOS 7 (which uses systemd). Previously on CentOS 6 we used this SysV init script to start/stop/restart our various Play applications. Is ...
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Systemd: why isn't it possible to use %i in the first argument of ExecStart=?

To quote http://www.freedesktop.org/software/systemd/man/systemd.service.html#Command%lines: The command line accepts "%" specifiers as described in systemd.unit(5). Note that the first argument ...
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Organizing services/daemons with systems: running 100+ daemons, grouped by 3

I'm new to systemd. I have a machine that needs to run a substantial number of daemons. There are three types of daemons, call them daemon-A, daemon-B, daemon-C. These daemons always run in ...
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Docker (systemd) ignores change of default directory (docker.service)

I want to deploy docker on a server, but I want all docker-related data to be in a separate partition from the base system. I have thus mounted said partition at '/srv' and made the following changes, ...
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Remove timestamps from neo4j logs

I'm running neo4j in a CoreOS unit as a docker container. The logs coming from neo4j contain timestamps, but the journal system in CoreOS also has its own timestamps. I'd like to remove the ...
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Teamcity Build Agent gets killed by systemd when upgrading

On our centos system we have configured a teamcity agent as a systemd service. The service works fine except when the agent performs an upgrade. Then it gets killed while performing the upgrade. I ...
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Which directories does nginx need access to?

I'm writing a systemd service file for nginx and an internet facing service running as root is a bad idea, however I need nginx to access a certain directory in each user's home directory. e.g. ...
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CoreOS Systemd sidekick unit unable to start

I have a service with this for a sidekick unit and keep receiving the error: [/run/fleet/units/tomcat-discovery@1.service:11] Trailing garbage, ignoring. tomcat-discovery@1.service has no ExecStart= ...
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Setting the MemoryLimit of a user-created systemd scope using cgroups as user

Related: LImiting overall memory usage for child processes Is there a way for an unprivileged user, or for root to allow an unprivileged user, to create a systemd scope (or other control group ...
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systemd upgrade frozen on “removing any startup links for /etc/init.d/udev-mtab”

I am having an issue upgrading my VPS which runs latest Debian, I decided to switch to testing branch to be able to use OpenSSH 6.7 (the current stable branch only brings 6.0 which lacks many ciphers ...
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systemd-journal in Debian Jessie LXC container eats 100% CPU

After creating fresh LXC based on Debian Jessie, on a Ubuntu 14.04, systemd-journal eats all CPU available. lxc-create -n jessie -t debian
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What happen if a systemd service reach its MemoryLimit?

Does systemd restart the service or the system just refuse to let the service allocate more memory?
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SElinux sandbox fails to start from systemd service

I have a server that runs user submitted code, for evaluation. I wrote a systemd service that starts a python application, that application then run the submitted code using SElinux sandbox. The ...
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Systemd vs init.d Specify systemd dependencies in LSB headers

I have a systemd based system which contains one System V style init.d script with LSB headers. The init.d script must only be started after all filesystems in fstab are mounted. How can I specify ...
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Failed at step EXEC spawning /usr/libexec/mariadb-prepare-db-dir

a bit of a newbie here so mind my obliviousness. I'm trying to install mariadb on a fresh Centos 7 server, though upon running "systemctl start mariadb.service" I get this malarkey: Job for ...
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How to authorize docker so docker pull can get private images inside a systemd service?

I want docker to pull my private images inside the systemd service, so I authorize it by login into the shell of core user and run docker authorize. However, I can see that when systemd start the ...
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Tell systemd to output every command it executes for a unit

I'm trying to run some Docker container on coreos. However, I'm getting some error and is clueless about what went wrong. What I did is to use journalctl -f -u myunit.service to view the log in ...
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how to disable serial console after successful boot (systemd/grub2)

I enable the serial console during the boot process on centos7 which uses grub2 and systemd (instead of inittab) I would like to undo that serial input/output at the very end of the boot, after a ...
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/etc/auto.master vs /usr/lib/systemd/system/*.automount in centos7

What's the difference/dependency between autofs and systemd automount and declarations in /etc/auto.master versus /usr/lib/systemd/system/*.automount in CentOS 7 ? Do they do exactly the same? If ...
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Only start a Docker container after process in other container is operational

I'm trying to deploy 3 Docker containers, having a dependency relation amongst them (A -> B -> C). Now, each container is supposed to run an Akka-Spray instance, on top of a JVM instance. The ...
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Centos 7 on Windows Azure, who mounts /dev/sdb? (systemd)

I need to find out which systemd service mounts /dev/sdb (aka /mnt/resource) on Windows Azure? I am using Centos 7 image and it is systemd-based and I am trying to launch a service that depends on ...
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Error missing systemd on AWS server

I cant seem to figure out how to install systemd. I am attempting to upgrade mysql server on AWS from 5.5 to 5.6. I am getting the following error when trying to install- "Requires: systemd" Any ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 systemd fails to start network

Most of the time systemd fails to start because ifup@eth0 task fails. But I can see from logs that is actually succeeds and gets IP address. Nov 11 21:32:21 vostro dhclient[414]: DHCPACK of ...
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systemd out of control starting service

I am trying to get a CoreOS system up and running stably on Microsoft Azure and am almost there. My only problem now is that systemd seems to be out of control with regard to starting etcd and fleet. ...
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systemd user units and debian wheezy

I'm running a debian wheezy server and switched to systemd by installing systemd-sysv. So far everything works as before. Now I want to allow users to run/ manage their own units/ daemons with ...
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How can a systemd unit propagate stop to a dependent unit, when dependency is generic to owner

For simplicity, lets consider my-wiki@foo.service and my-datastore@foo.service. Unit my-datastore@.service stereotypes instantiation of a datastore, and is intended to be instantiated by another ...
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dist-upgrade from Debian 7 (wheezy) to 8 (jessie) results in 'Failed to execute operation' errors

After upgrading Debian 7 (wheezy) to 8 (jessie), any system critical action results in one of the following messages appearing: Failed to execute operation: Activation of org.freedesktop.systemd1 ...
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Forward systemd journal messages/Collect systemd journal messages

How can I collect systemd journal events (pull) or forward systemd journal events (push)? I want to have something like forwarded event log ...
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Gracefully logout all connected ssh users on reboot

When I reboot my Linux server (BusyBox Linux) all ongoing ssh client connections run into a stucked state until a timeout on client side occurs. There is no message sent to the ssh client to produce a ...
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Installing, configuring and running mariadb in foreground on Centos 7 via docker without systemd or services

Under CentOS 7, I understand we're moving from mysql-server to implementation-compatible MariaDB. I'm using a docker image of centos:latest, which puts me under the auspices of Centos 7. mysqld_safe ...
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Get command return in systemd service file as in Shell script

I have a CoreOS cluster in which i have a SystemD service that just run a Docker container. However, for flexibility purpose, i want the Docker Registry the container gets pulled from to be discovered ...
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Convert an fstab entry to a systemd mount unit on CoreOS

I want to convert the following fstab entry to a systemd mount unit on CoreOS, /dev/xvdb /data ext4 defaults,auto,noatime,noexec 0 0 I created data.mount, [Unit] Description=MongoDB Data Directory ...
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What kinds of configuration can prevent a network interface from seeing traffic?

I have two ethernet adapters on my Debian system, eth0 on my local network statically assigned to 192.168.2.1, and eth1 with a dynamic IP connected to the internet. I know this setup works, because ...
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Increasing nproc for processes launched by systemd on CentOS 7

I have successfully increased the nofile and nproc value for the local users, but I couldn't find a proper solution for the processes launched by systemd. Adding max_open_files to the MariaDB ...