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Oracle Linux 7: command systemctl replaces legacy commands service and chkconfig (Doc ID 1997648.1)

Last updated on APRIL 22, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


This document describe how to start, stop, auto-start or not at boot a service by using systemctl command in Oracle Linux 7.

Note: Legacy commands service and chkconfig are still compatible in Oracle Linux 7 with forwarding/redirecting information output of prevailing command systemctl.



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In this Document
 Starting, stopping and checking status of a service
 Enabling or disabling auto-start of a service
 Listing services

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