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Re: restarting a daemon

On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 02:48:12PM -0400, Giulio Morgan wrote:
> I am trying to modify and "reload" my exim.conf file. The beginning of the
> sample conf file says "...you change Exim's configuration file, you *must*
> remember to HUP the Exim daemon". I am unable to determine how to HUP a daemon
> without rebooting.

In general:

kill -HUP <daemon's pid>

For standard daemons installed from debian packages, you can also use

/etc/init.d/daemon-name restart


/etc/init.d/exim restart

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