upstart

Starting a network server after communication interface is up

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If you have a program that communicates over the network interface, say, eth0 and you wish to start the program automatically after the system startup, you need to ensure that the program starts after the interface eth0 is up. For Linux systems using the Upstart process management daemon, this can be done by starting the program after the event net-device-up occurs for the interface eth0.… Read more

Penguins

Starting Linux services with init scripts

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A Linux system provides many services to the users, like secure shell access or the print spooler service. These services need to be started and stopped at appropriate times. The start and stop of these services is controlled by init scripts.… Read more