[CentOS] vsftpd question

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Nov 16 17:48:24 UTC 2009

Les Mikesell wrote:
> I'd consider starting things at boot time to be as unrelated as you can 
> get.  There's next to nothing in common between bsd and sysV oriented 
> systems (I think the ones you mention are mostly sysV-ish).  And the ftp 
> config concepts go with the choice of the application, which varies even 
> more wildly.

Indeed, when I had to set some stuff up on an AIX 5.3 server a few years 
back, the BSD style init scripts rather threw me.  It was almost as if 
there was just an rc.local.

And, going in the other direction, the Service Manager Facility in 
Solaris 10 is completely different, using XML service manifests, with 
monitor scripts, service properties, and a sophisticated dependency 
system so a service *can't* be started until all its dependencies are 

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