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Re: Intro to services



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
> here?
> 
> thx,
> BM
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.

HTH.


--------------------------------------
Mark Haney
Network Administrator
InterAct Public Safety Systems
mhaney interactsys com
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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