Difference between revisions of "Running CTP as a Linux Service"

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  /etc/init/CTP.conf
 
  /etc/init/CTP.conf
  
Start the service by typing
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== Commands to control the CTP service ==
 
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To start CTP (it will start automatically when the machine boots)
 
  start CTP
 
  start CTP
 
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To stop CTP:
This will also start automatically when the machine boots
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stop CTP
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To check if CTP is running:
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status CTP
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To restart CTP:
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restart CTP
  
 
<div align="right">''Any questions or comments please email me at timothy.john.phillips@gmail.com - Tim Phillips.''</div>
 
<div align="right">''Any questions or comments please email me at timothy.john.phillips@gmail.com - Tim Phillips.''</div>

Revision as of 04:57, 10 September 2011

1 Important

2 Using an UpStart Script

Ubuntu and many other Linux distros use UpStart to run services. The below example assumes CTP is installed at

/usr/share/CTP/

You can modify it to suit a different locations.

Cut and paste the below code

description "CTP Service on Linux"
author "Tim Phillips <timothy.john.phillips@gmail.com>"

start on (local-filesystems and net-device-up IFACE!=lo)
stop on stopping network-services

respawn

expect fork

script
cd /usr/share/CTP/
java -jar ./CTP-runner.jar
end script

into a file named

/etc/init/CTP.conf

3 Commands to control the CTP service

To start CTP (it will start automatically when the machine boots)

start CTP

To stop CTP:

stop CTP

To check if CTP is running:

status CTP

To restart CTP:

restart CTP
Any questions or comments please email me at timothy.john.phillips@gmail.com - Tim Phillips.