daemontools is a collection of tools for managing UNIX services. Not to be confused with "DAEMON Tools", the disk image emulation tool for Windows.

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How to check if Nginx + Ruby on Rails web application is down?

I am very new to *nix system. I have below setup: OS - Ubuntu 14.14 Web Server - Nginx with Passenger Web Application Ruby on Rails web application Please tell me what tools to use to achieve: ...
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Possible to pass env vars into chpst without envdir?

I use runit to daemonize my web application, and I'm trying to see if I can have my process managed by sv not have to have a corresponding envdir for its environment variables. I wonder if I can just ...
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Daemontools multilog loses log line time information. How to fix it?

I am using daemontools to monitor a process and its output log. I am using multilog to write the logs to disk. The run script for the log is: #!/bin/bash PATH=/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin cd ...
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How to run a job every 6 hours starting at 3:00 using runwhen

I try to make runwhen perform a job every 6 hours, starting at 3:00 in the morning. (How) Can this be done?
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How to install daemontools on ubuntu or debian from source

I am installing D.J.B.'s daemontools on an ubuntu 10.04 server (64 bit). (This question is about daemontools, which is a free and open software for managing UNIX services. It is not about 'DAEMON ...
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Why does the rc.status file set the LC_ALL locale

I am currently creating a daemon service and in order to leverage existing service functionality, the startup script sources from /etc/status. This causes a problem with our service because within ...
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Are there any good tutorials for NetBSD and daemontools?

I'm looking for some good resources on running daemontools on a NetBSD box. I've installed the binary package via pkg_add, but I can't seem to find an rc script for starting, e.g., svscan. I'm mostly ...