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You need to create their starting scripts (if the servers were installed from RPMs, you have them in /etc/rc.d/init.d directory), then create symlinks to /etc/rc.d/rcX.d (where X is your runlevel). Symlinks names should be SXXservicename where XX is a number (it says when the script is started - they go in order). For example S66httpd.
I installed them from source. Can I create symlinks to the executable to start them in /etc/rc.d/rc3.d? Runlevel 3 is the default runlevel isnt it?
Or is it a bad idea to symlink direct to the executalbe?
The scripts accept parameters (as 'start' to start the service). That's why simply symlinking will not always work (it may work with Apache when you symlink to apachectl). You have a sceleton script in your system (in /etc/rc.d/init.d, as far as I remember), you can use it and simply add your executable name.