listing of daemons running on a unix server

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Thu Dec 10 00:18:08 GMT 1998

On Thu, 10 Dec 1998, Andrew Tridgell wrote:

> > why i am asking is because i have "service control manager" running on the
> > latest version of samba, and i wanted to start / stop / restart httpd,
> > imapd, syslogd etc etc.
> Please don't put this explicitly in Samba, it's quite inappropriate
> and varies far too much between OSes.


> What you could do is have a option:
>   os serices = /etc/services.conf
> then that file would contain a line per service like this:
>   inetd "Internet super daemon" /etc/rc.d/init.d/inetd
> and the specified script would be run with "start", "stop", "restart"
> ok?

this is exactly how i envisage this to be done, you've even thought of a
good name for the new smb.conf option :-)
> please don't put any _specific_ services in Samba.

what do you mean?

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