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Old 04-16-2020
Systemd specify a config file

I have this systemd unit file and my attempt was to convert the existing init.d script to a systemd unit file. I am having trouble declaring the config file that should be used as declared in the init.d script.

Here is the init.d script:
# The following variables can be overwritten in $DEFAULT
# maximum number of open files
# overwrite settings from default file
if [ -f "$DEFAULT" ]; then
      . "$DEFAULT"
# set maximum open files if set
if [ -n "$MAX_OPEN_FILES" ]; then
    ulimit -n $MAX_OPEN_FILES
get_user_shell() {
    local shell=$(getent passwd ${1:-`whoami`} | cut -d: -f7 | sed -e 's/[[:space:]]*$//')
    if [[ $shell == *"/sbin/nologin" ]] || [[ $shell == "/bin/false" ]] || [[ -z "$shell" ]];
    echo "$shell"
super() {
    local shell=$(get_user_shell $USER)
    su - $USER -s $shell -c "PATH=$PATH; PM2_HOME=$PM2_HOME $*"
start() {
    echo "Starting $NAME"
    super $PM2 start --only="$PM2_APP_NAME" --env=production $PM2_CONFIG_FILE
stop() {
    super $PM2 stop --only="$PM2_APP_NAME" $PM2_CONFIG_FILE
    $PM2 kill
restart() {
    echo "Restarting $NAME"
reload() {
    echo "Reloading $NAME"
    super $PM2 reload --only="$PM2_APP_NAME" $PM2_CONFIG_FILE
status() {
    echo "Status for $NAME:"
    super $PM2 list
case "$1" in
        echo "Usage: {start|stop|status|restart|reload|force-reload}"
        exit 1
exit $RETVAL

And here is my attempt so far of the systemd unit file:



ExecStart=/home/appuser/products/services/ash/releases/2.10.0/node_modules/pm2/bin/pm2  "-c /home/appuser/products/services/app1/current/ecosystem.config.js"
ExecReload=/home/appuser/products/services/ash/releases/2.10.0/node_modules/pm2/bin/pm2 reload all
ExecStop=/home/appuser/products/services/ash/releases/2.10.0/node_modules/pm2/bin/pm2 kill


So far I cannot get this to work?

Last edited by calanon; 04-16-2020 at 04:51 AM..
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Old 04-16-2020
What is the error you are getting when starting your service ?
Is there anything written in status or in the system logs ?

What operating system version is this ?

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Old 04-16-2020
I just edited the question and now it works. I added the "-c path/to/conf/file" switch

Last edited by RavinderSingh13; 04-16-2020 at 06:25 AM..
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