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Webmin Administrator's Cookbook by Michał Karzyński

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Controlling which system services are started at boot

During the boot process, your operating system should load all services that will be running in the background on your machine. This includes database servers, web servers, tools such as Webmin, and other system processes. Server distributions are very lean by default, so they will only start a handful of essential services. Webmin allows you to control which of these scripts is executed through the Bootup and Shutdown module.

How to do it...

Perform the following steps to check which system services are started at boot:

  1. Navigate to System | Bootup and Shutdown.
  2. Select a service to disable temporarily. If your system has the avahi daemon or the rsync service, these can probably be disabled for ...

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