[[linux_wiki:sysvinit_service_script]]

Sysvinit Service Script

General Information

General system V init service script for process control.

Checklist

  • Distro(s): Enterprise Linux 5/6

  • Download code.
  • Modify application variables section.
  • Make executable
    chmod +x sysvinit-service
  • Move to /etc/rc.d/init.d/ (and rename to the service's name)
    mv sysvinit-service /etc/rc.d/init.d/myservice
  • Add to chkconfig
    chkconfig --add /etc/rc.d/init.d/myservice

sysvinit-service
#!/bin/sh
# Title: Generic sysvinit script
# Description: General service script to control a process with sysvinit
# Check Config => Starts on run levels 2,3,4,5. Start Priority => 80, Stop Priority => 20
# chkconfig: 2345 80 20
 
#### Application Variables - Customize Here ####
# The service name
prog=service-name
 
# User that will run the service
prog_user=service-username
prog_uid=$(id -u ${prog_user})
 
# Directory the program is located in and the start script name
prog_root=/home/${prog_user}
prog_script=run-program-name.sh
 
# Location of config file and startup log file
prog_config=${prog_root}/settings.conf
prog_startuplog=${prog_root}/startup.log
 
# Process grep pattern to determine if it is running
pgrep_pattern=process-name
 
# How long to give the program to startup (in seconds),before checking status
prog_sleep=10
#### End of Application Variables ####
 
# Use init.d functions for echo status
source /etc/init.d/functions
 
check_required() {
	# Check that we're a privileged user or the application user
	if [[ $(id -u) = 0 || $(id -u) = ${prog_uid} ]]; then
	  continue
	else
	  echo -e "Error: Must have root privileges or be the ${prog_user} user.\c"
          echo_failure
	  exit 4
	fi
 
	# Check if exec file exists and is executable
	if [[ -x ${prog_root}/${prog_script} ]];then
	  continue
	else
	  echo -e "Error: ${prog_root}/${prog_start} is not executable or does not exist.\c"
          echo_failure
	  exit 5
	fi
}
 
check_isrunning() {
	# Check to see if process is running: 0 = yes, 1 = no
        process=$(pgrep -l -u ${prog_user} -f ${pgrep_pattern})
	isrunning=$?
}
 
start() {
        # If config file is missing, exit with error
	if [[ ! -f ${prog_config} ]];then
	  echo -e "Error: config file, ${prog_config}, not found!\c"
          echo_failure
          echo
	  exit 6
	fi
 
	# See if process is already running.
	check_isrunning
	if [[ ${isrunning} == "0" ]];then
	  echo -e "${prog} is already running.\c"
          echo_passed
          echo
	  exit 0
	else
	  # Start program in the background and dettach from terminal
	  echo "Starting ${prog}...(startup log: ${prog_startuplog})"
	  su - ${prog_user} -c "cd ${prog_root}; nohup ./${prog_script} &> ${prog_startuplog} &"
 
	  # Give the program time to startup
	  echo "Giving ${prog} ${prog_sleep} seconds to start, will then output status..."
	  sleep ${prog_sleep}
 
	  # Check status
	  echo -e "\n"
	  status
	fi
}
 
stop() {
	# See if process is running.
	check_isrunning
	if [[ ${isrunning} == "0" ]];then
	  # Terminate PID
	  echo "Stopping ${prog}..."
	  kill -15 $(pgrep -u ${prog_user} -f ${pgrep_pattern})
	  exit_status=$?
	  sleep 5
	else	
	  echo -e "Nothing to stop...${prog} is not running.\c"
          echo_passed
          echo
	  exit 0
	fi
}
 
restart() {
	stop
	start
}
 
status() {
	# Check process status
	check_isrunning
	if [[ ${isrunning} == "0" ]];then
	  process_count=$(pgrep -l -u ${prog_user} -f ${pgrep_pattern} | wc -l)
	  echo -e "${prog} is running...found ${process_count} occurence(s).\c"
          echo_success
          echo
	  echo "PID  COMMAND"
	  pgrep -l -u ${prog_user} -f ${pgrep_pattern}
	  exit 0
	else
	  echo -e "${prog} is not running.\c"
          echo_failure
          echo
	  exit 1
	fi
}
 
## Main Starts Here ##
 
# Always check required
check_required
 
case ${1} in
	start)
		start
	;;
	stop)
		stop
	;;
	restart)
		restart
	;;
	status)
		status
	;;
	*)
	echo $"Usage: ${prog} {start|stop|restart|status}" 
	exit 2
esac
 
exit ${exit_status}

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  • Last modified: 2019/05/26 03:50
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