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systemd

Show a unit’s dependencies

systemctl list-dependencies

List sockets and what activates

systemctl list-sockets

View active systemd jobs

systemctl list-jobs

See unit files and their states

systemctl list-unit-files

Show if units are loaded/active

systemctl list-units

List default target (like run level)

systemctl get-default

Stop a running service

systemctl stop service

Start a service

systemctl start service

Restart a running service

systemctl restart service

Reload all config files in service

systemctl reload service

Must run to reload changed unit files

systemctl daemon-reload

See if service is running/enabled

systemctl status service

Shows services that failed to run

systemctl --failed

Resets any units from failed state

systemctl reset-failed

Enable a service to start on boot

systemctl enable service

Disable service--won’t start at boot

systemctl disable service

Show properties of a service (or other unit)

systemctl show service

Create snippit to drop in unit file

systemctl edit service

Edit entire unit file for service

systemctl edit --full service

Run any systemctl command remotel

systemctl -H host status network

To start a daemon at startup:

update-rc.d service_name defaults
    systemctl enable minidlna.service

To remove a daemon at startup:

update-rc.d -f service_name remove
    systemctl disable minidlna.service

Above services is stored in

    ls /lib/systemd/system/*.service
ls /etc/systemd/system/*.service

Last update: August 10, 2022
Created: August 10, 2022