Using ntsysv Tool to Check and Configure Runlevel Startup Services

 

Using ntsysv Tool to Check and Configure Runlevel Startup Services

 

   The ntsysv is tool that provide simple interface that can be use to configure runlevels on Linux Fedora operating system.... the ntsysv tool is use for activate or deactivate the startup services on specific runlevel.  The default service that start up the Linux computer boot up can be configure using the ntsysv tool...  The step by step example below show the use of ntsysv on Linux Fedora 9.

 

   If the ntsysv tool invoke without any option as shown on example below ... display and list all services for current runlevel and display the services that start on boot up... The ntsysv tool display the list of service that start on boot up by mark with asterisk [*] on the service name.  Use the Tab key to navigate on the ntsysv window screen.  To disable the service to start at boot up, remove the asterisk [*] by hitting the space bar key...

open invoke ntsysv tool

[root@fedora ~]# ntsysv

 

Services on current runlevel using ntsysv tool:

Configure startup services using ntsysv tool

   The above figure show ntsysv tool display the list of service that start on boot up by mark with asterisk [*] on the service name.  Use the Tab key to navigate on the ntsysv window screen.  To disable the service to start at boot up, remove the asterisk [*] by hitting the space bar key... Hit the OK button to save the configuration or hit the Cancel button to discard all changes.

 

To configure the specific runlevel using the ntsysv tool... invoke the ntsysv tool with --level option as shown on example below...

Configure runlevel using ntsysv tool

[root@fedora ~]# ntsysv --level 3    invoke ntsysv command to configure runlevel 3 only

[root@fedora ~]# ntsysv --level 5    invoke ntsysv command to configure runlevel 5 only

[root@fedora ~]# ntsysv --level 345    invoke ntsysv command to configure runlevel 3, 4 and 5

 

Hit F1 key to display description for each services as show on example below:

Display services description for Linux Fedora services

 

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