create-rc-script — script to manage OpenDJ as a service on UNIX


create-rc-script {options}


Create an RC script that may be used to start, stop, and restart the Directory Server on UNIX-based systems.


The create-rc-script command takes the following options:

Command options:

-f | --outputFile {path}

The path to the output file to create.

-j | --javaHome {path}

The path to the Java installation that should be used to run the server.

-J | --javaArgs {args}

A set of arguments that should be passed to the JVM when running the server.

-s | --systemdService {path}

The path to the systemd service file to create.

-u | --userName {userName}

The name of the user account under which the server should run.

General options:

-V | --version

Display Directory Server version information.

Default: false

-H | --help

Display this usage information.

Default: false

Exit Codes


The command completed successfully.

> 0

An error occurred.


The following example adds a script to start the server at boot time on a Debian-based system, and then updates the runlevel system to use the script:

$ sudo create-rc-script --outputFile /etc/init.d/opendj --userName opendj-user
$ sudo update-rc.d opendj
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