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Managing a Service on Linux with systemctl

Managing services on a Linux server is essential for any DevOps/System administrators job requirements. Sometimes we want to shutdown a service permanently; Like Apache, or MySQL. We do not want it restarted automatically when we reboot the server. Or we want to make a service automatically enabled. Using systemctl makes the job a lot easier.

The standard way to do that is using systemd process. Which is now available on most Linux distros. On Ubuntu 15.x on wards, including 16.04 and above versions, this can be easily accomplished using systemctl command line tool provided through systemd.

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