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SERVICE(8) Linux System Administrator's Manual SERVICE(8)

service - Utility for managing system services in /etc/init.d

service <SERVICE-NAME> <COMMAND>

Perform the specified command on a service in /etc/init.d. If service-name is all, then the specified command will be run for all services in /etc/init.d.

start
Start the service
stop
Stop the service
restart
Restart the service
reload
Reload the service data (not supported by all services)
status
Show the status of a service along with other status related data
shortstatus
Show the short status of a service (only whether it is running or not; omit any additional data)
terse
Show the terse (one line) status of a service along with other status data
enable
Enable the service to start on boot
disable
Disable the serive from starting on boot
default
Set the service to its default enabled/disabled status

Service was written by Scott Court (z5t1@z5t1.com).

Service first appeared in Fidelix 0.1
2020-04-25 Fidelix