Re: Intro to services
From: Mark Haney (mhaney_at_interactsys.com)
To: Bill Matthews <firstname.lastname@example.org>, For users of Fedora Core releases <email@example.com> Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 10:32:21 -0400
On Wed, 2004-10-27 at 10:23, Bill Matthews wrote:
> Hello. New linux user here. Downloaded/installed Fedora FC2. No
> problems, I was amazed!
> I have a lot of Windows experience, and some Solaris.
> I installed the server version of Fedora. I setup and have working
> sendmail, vsftpd, httpd, etc.
> But I noticed they dont start at boot. I start them manually. From
> my solaris days I know I can start them with /etc/rc3.d/Swhatever
> start. I've also learned from this mailing list that I can start them
> with the command 'service whatever start'.
> But how do I get them to load at boot? In Solaris, the existance of
> the S script in /etc/rc3.d was enough. But that doesnt seem to do it
Welcome. In Fedora you can run from the command line
system-config-services (as root obviously). Or you can go to 'System
Setting'|'Server Settings'|'Services'. Then check the service you want
to start automatically and you can also set which services to start or
not based on runlevel.
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Fedora Core release 2 (Tettnang) Kernel: 2.6.8-1.521 GNU/Linux
10:30:32 up 2:51, 1 user, load average: 2.92, 3.68, 4.07
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