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Table of Contents

  1. What is Systemctl?
  2. Managing Services
  3. System State Overview
  4. What is a Unit File?
  5. Working with Unit Files
  6. Using Targets (Runlevels)
  7. Stopping or Rebooting the Server
  8. Conclusion
  9. FAQ

What is Systemctl?

Systemctl is a command-line tool that allows for the management and monitoring of the systemd system and service manager. It consists of a range of system management utilities, libraries, and daemons that have replaced the previous System V (SysV) init daemon. With its various commands, systemctl proves to be a helpful tool in managing a server's services. It provides detailed information about individual systemd services as well as those that have system-wide usage.

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