Tuesday, 20 July 2010

Adding a service to start at booting on fedora

chkconfig --list

lists all the services starting at booting with different levels

to add a service to start at booting

chkconfig --add [service_name]


chkconfig -add sshd

to add different levels(0,1,2,3,4,5,6)

chkconfig --level [levels] [service_name] [service_option>]

level: the runlevel where this service has to start (if there are more than one level enter different level without any seperator)

service options : on|off|reset|resetpriorities


chkconfig --level 2 sshd on

chkconfig --level 235 sshd on

so to add sshd to start up at booting in 235 levels

chkconfig --add sshd
chkconfig --level 235 sshd on

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