What's the difference between running a program as a daemon and forking it into background with '&'?
What are the practical differences from a sysadmin point of view when deploying services on a unix based system?
How to set proper monitoring of my services in a automated way? So that if one crash it auto on the fly restarts?
How can i setup monitoring to my system services? Either using automated script which scan every moment, if httpd, mysqld, and my custom daemon is running or not, if not running it will automatically ...
I normally use service start/stop or initctl start/stop to start or stop a daemon process but now what I am looking for is to disable a daemon process from starting at startup example mysqld. ...
Ex.: an sshd is configured to only listen on wlan0. So. Besides checking the sshd_config how can I check that a daemon is listening on what inerface? netstat can do it? how? (OS: openwrt or scientific ...
I have a Debian machine that gets warnings (via the Tiger automatic auditor) that rcp.statd is listening on such-and-such socket. Googling shows rpc.statd is a daemon used by NFS. As far as I know, ...
I am trying to set up a Thin Ruby application server on my Ubuntu VPS. I have created a specific account, installed rbenv under it along with all gems. I am looking for a convenient way to obtain the ...
I want to add some scripts for custom administrative work to a Linux server (Ubuntu 12.04). Ultimately those scripts are callback scripts from at least one daemon (PostgreSQL in my case but that ...
Above system call, there are library routines, utilities and applications. Do daemons fall into any of these categories or they have their own category?