SVC(8) System Manager's Manual SVC(8)
svc -- manage services
svc [-acdeklrs | -ad] [service]
Most of the options accept either the service name or, if omitted, apply
the operation to all the related services.
svc -a lists all activated services in /bin/svc.d/run.
svc -a [service]
activates the service "service".
svc -ad [service]
checks if the service "service" is activated in the direc-
svc -c configures svc by creating the necessary subdirectories of
svc -d [service]
deactivates the service "service".
svc -e [service]
checks if the service "service" is running ("exists").
svc -k stops ("kills") all active services.
svc -k [service]
stops the service "service".
svc -l lists all available (not necessarily activated) services in
the directory /bin/svc.d/avail.
svc -r restarts all active services.
svc -r [service]
restarts the service "service".
svc -s starts all active services.
svc -s [service]
starts the service "service".
/bin/svc.d/avail service scripts which are available for activation.
service configuration files.
/bin/svc.d/run symlinks to activated service scripts.
svc, service(8) and service scripts themselves should set the exit status
to one of the following:
1 redundancy; for example, if starting the service was at-
tempted when the service is already running.
2 general error.
svc and related commands were made by Cristoph Lohmann in 2012. The ver-
sion used in Galeb is heavily modified and documented by Strahinya Radich
Cristoph Lohmann <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 2012-2014, original author
Strahinya Radich <email@example.com>, 2022, reorganized svc and cre-
ated the manpage.
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