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Old 01-14-2004, 04:42 AM   #1
neverender
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adding a program as a service


i just put imapd and pop3 on my computer, i put them in the /usr/sbin directory.

now i want to add them as a service, how do i do that? i tried these -

% chkconfig --add imapd
error reading information on service imapd: No such file or directory
% chkconfig --add /usr/sbin/imapd
error reading information on service /usr/sbin/imapd: No such file or directory

i just want to add them as a service so they autmatically start when i restart, just like httpd and sshd do.

i'm sure its simple, i just cant figuere it out.
 
Old 01-14-2004, 05:05 AM   #2
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What are you using RedHat? You need a startup script in /etc/init.d/ for imapd and pop3. Then it should be:

chkconfig imapd on
 
Old 01-14-2004, 05:29 AM   #3
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i posted under the mandrake forums, that probly was a better place to post.

mods.. feel free to delete this thread.
 
  


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