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Old 04-19-2009, 01:01 AM   #1
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Thumbs up Daemons

Hi ,

I just want to see, all the daemons running on my server. Can you please say what is the command to do so.

I tried
ps aux and
ps -ef

I am getting daemons as well as some other extra information. Can you please help me in knowing the command. Thanks.
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There's no way to know which processes are daemons, as there's nothing that officially defines what a "daemon" actually is, processes just get described as such when they run in the background, but many other processes which you wouldn't call a daemon also run in the background...

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Old 04-19-2009, 03:30 AM   #3
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I think demons would be running as service rather a processe.

service --status-all | grep "is running" |more
which will show running services .. from them you could sort out which demons are running.

it may help you to an extant


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Old 04-19-2009, 04:54 AM   #4
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I have always used the 'ps ax' to see all running processes and then checked for any daemons.
Old 04-19-2009, 03:24 PM   #5
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netstat -plant
Shows the daemons and the ports they are listening on.

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