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Date:      Sun, 16 Aug 2020 12:06:07 -0400
From:      Janos Dohanics <web@3dresearch.com>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: need a systemd
Message-ID:  <20200816120607.dc46b11fa8011ed671ab52e7@3dresearch.com>
In-Reply-To: <20200816024739.GB23449@admin.sibptus.ru>
References:  <20200816024739.GB23449@admin.sibptus.ru>

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On Sun, 16 Aug 2020 09:47:39 +0700
Victor Sudakov <vas@sibptus.ru> wrote:

> Dear Colleagues,
> 
> I'm looking for a superdaemon to start, monitor and restart (e.g. in
> case of crash) other daemons like squid, syncthing and others. 
> 
> At first I wanted to place them into /etc/ttys but then I realized
> that I need something more flexible like Linux' systemd or Solaris'
> SMF.
> 
> What would you recommend for FreeBSD not as a total rc(8) replacement
> but as a tool to manage some daemons?

Have you looked at sysutils/monit?

Probably no rc(8) replacement but has many flexible options especially
if you need to monitor misbehaving daemons.

I use it to watch/restart amavisd which on one of my servers fails
sometimes to start after log rotation.

-- 
Janos Dohanics



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