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How To Mask/Unmask A Service in OL7. (Doc ID 2525903.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 17, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Linux Cloud Service - Version Oracle Linux 7.1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86-64 on Oracle Public Cloud


Show the way to mask/unmask a service over OL7.

In this example the sendmail service is masked:

#systemctl restart sendmail
Failed to restart sendmail.service: Unit is masked

Also you can check the masked services using this command:

# systemctl list-unit-files|grep -i mask
mdmonitor.service masked
sendmail.service masked
smartd.service masked
uptrack-late.service masked


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