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Old 10-07-2002, 10:48 PM   #1
prism ra
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Question about 'services' (httpd) in redhat 8.0


Hey Guys and Gals (mostly guys im sure.)

I was looking in the Redhat documentation and it said in order to start the httpd daemon i had to type:

service httpd start

I tried this and got 'bad command' error.

So i tried to type: 'locate service'

It found nothing. So I eventually found (in Gnome) a program called redhat-services-config which is a graphical applet for Xwindows that allows me to start, stop and restart daemons. So thats great, however, the reason i am using linux is to teach myself how to administer a linux box so i feel using xwindows is really cheating myself.

So heres my question. what command do i use to start and stop services. and if service is it, where is it on my box and how would i install it? (you'd think it was in by default.)
 
Old 10-07-2002, 11:15 PM   #2
DavidPhillips
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I don't have 8.0 yet but it should be in init.d

/etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd start


to start at boot run this command

setup

then goto ...

system services

select httpd

save and quit

Last edited by DavidPhillips; 10-07-2002 at 11:17 PM.
 
Old 10-07-2002, 11:45 PM   #3
prism ra
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Quote from the redhat documentation:

*
The the httpd RPM installs the /etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd Bourne script, which is accessed using the /sbin/service command.

To start your server, as root type:

/sbin/service httpd start
*

This, to my understanding, is the way you can manipulate running processes on the system (not just httpd).

I have no 'service' program installed in /sbin

WTF?

Any ideas?
 
Old 10-08-2002, 02:10 AM   #4
prism ra
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nevermind, i'm a dumb@ss.
 
  


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