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I'm trying to run the commmand below to Centos and of course I get command not found. How do I then convert it to chkconfig ?

update-rc.d redis_6379 defaults

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What is that command supposed to do? Any Red Hat/CentOS/Fedora specific instructions out there? –  vonbrand Feb 19 '13 at 22:52
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It is important to understand what the command does in order to use the equivalent on a different system. Here is the description of "defaults" in the update-rc.d manpage:

   If  defaults is used then update-rc.d will make links to start the ser
   vice in runlevels 2345 and to stop the service in  runlevels  016.

In order to replicate this in chkconfig, two commands are needed:

chkconfig redis_6379 on

By default, chkconfig assumes levels 2345. Any runlevels not specified as on, will be marked as off. This will be levels 016.

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