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I was trying to run status of network by following commands.

sudo systemctl status network

However the system says systemctl command not found.

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    RHEL6 isn't systemd-based, it's (sadly) the last RHEL that uses old-style SYSV init scripts. What are you trying to do? – MadHatter Dec 2 '15 at 22:45
  • Thank you for your answer! service network status worked for me! I touched /etc/hosts and /etc/sysconfig/network file and need to restart network on rhel 6.6. – DaeYoung Dec 3 '15 at 14:59
  • me trying start mongoDB worked when I was getting "systemctl not found". The following command worked: /etc/init.d/mongod start – Ehasnul Khan Jul 1 '17 at 18:26
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As MadHatter has said in a comment to your question, RHEL 6 doesn't use SystemD (of which systemctl is a part), but rather use SYSV init scripts.

As said by TessellatingHeckler, the closest equivalent would be the service network status command, but it's not quite the same.

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