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From Hiram Chirino <>
Subject Re: Apollo startup script
Date Thu, 21 Apr 2011 19:00:11 GMT
Hi Lionel,

I think it's good idea.  I think that the 'apollo create' command
should generate a bin/apollo-service script that does what your
Also I think we should not force folks to use the java service
wrapper, while it's handy, there are several other watchdog processes
available (like monit, and launchd) which could take care of
restarting ActiveMQ on failure so, if anything perhaps we should
optionally generate a second service script that uses the jsw.



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On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 1:42 AM, Lionel Cons <> wrote:
> Hiram,
> Now that Apollo is getting more mature (beta), it's probably the right
> time to improve its integration with the operating system.
> It would be good to have a solid init script to be put in /etc/init.d.
> Here are the features that we would like to see:
>  - use a pid file
>  - handle the change of user (since the init script will run as root)
>  - handle status and stop even if the console (REST interface) is disabled
> Also, we currently use the Java wrapper with ActiveMQ 5.x. Is this
> something you would recommend for Apollo? If yes, it should be
> integrated with the init script...
> Cheers,
> Lionel

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