How to remove an unwanted or failed Ceph service due to entering a wrong name

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  • When attempting to start a Ceph service, an incorrect name was entered after the "@" symbol. For example, if the following command was run systemctl start ceph-<SERVICE>@<WRONG_NAME>.service, Systemd will attempt to start the given Ceph service using the wrong name. The following procedure details how to remove this service from Systemd.


  • Red Hat Ceph Storage 4

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