need a systemd

Lars Liedtke liedtke at
Mon Aug 17 06:24:15 UTC 2020


What about supervisord?

We are using it ourselves and advice our hosting custormers to use it.
So far it has worked out nicely.

It does not have as much features as systemd, but for managing services
it can be sufficient.



Am 16.08.20 um 18:06 schrieb Janos Dohanics:
> On Sun, 16 Aug 2020 09:47:39 +0700
> Victor Sudakov <vas at> wrote:
>> Dear Colleagues,
>> I'm looking for a superdaemon to start, monitor and restart (e.g. in
>> case of crash) other daemons like squid, syncthing and others. 
>> At first I wanted to place them into /etc/ttys but then I realized
>> that I need something more flexible like Linux' systemd or Solaris'
>> SMF.
>> What would you recommend for FreeBSD not as a total rc(8) replacement
>> but as a tool to manage some daemons?
> Have you looked at sysutils/monit?
> Probably no rc(8) replacement but has many flexible options especially
> if you need to monitor misbehaving daemons.
> I use it to watch/restart amavisd which on one of my servers fails
> sometimes to start after log rotation.
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