12.3. Running Services
The service utility allows you to start, stop, or restart the services from the
12.3.1. Determining the Service Status
To determine the current status of a service, type the following at a shell prompt:
For example, to determine the status of the
service httpd statushttpd (pid 7474) is running...
To display the status of all available services at once, run the
servicecommand with the
service --status-allabrt (pid 1492) is running... acpid (pid 1305) is running... atd (pid 1540) is running... auditd (pid 1103) is running... automount (pid 1315) is running... Avahi daemon is running cpuspeed is stopped ... several lines omitted ... wpa_supplicant (pid 1227) is running...
Note that you can also use the Service Configuration utility as described in Section 12.2.1, “Using the Service Configuration Utility”.