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Re: SystemD problem with launching a server


From: Bill <bill3@uniserve.com>
Sent: Thursday, 9 August 2018 9:02 AM
To: Debian User ML
Cc: bill3@uniserve.com
Subject: SystemD problem with launching a server

So I'd like to run rinetd at boot time on Stretch along with sshd.

I've no problem running rinetd manually using /usr/sbin/rinetd
or in a script using the same command. ps aux |grep rinetd shows it's
running and it works as expected.

So I've written a service file for systemd,
/etc/systemd/system/rinetd.service and enabled it with systemctl enable
/etc/systemd/system/rinetd.service. At boot time the file gets run but
nothing shows up with ps aux, although sshd is running correctly. I
think the problem is with the systemd file. Here's the rinetd.service file:

# /etc/systemd/system/rinetd.service
# A systemd.service file to start
# /usr/sbin/rinetd at boot time.

Description=Start rinetd server
After=multi-user.target network.target sshd.service



Any clues? Is this file too sparse? Or am I pining for the fjords?


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