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Bug 635562

Summary: net-analyzer/pmacct - add systemd support
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Olliver Schinagl <oliver>
Component: Current packagesAssignee: Netmon Herd <netmon>
Status: UNCONFIRMED ---    
Severity: normal CC: systemd
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Runtime testing required: ---
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Bug Blocks: 448882    

Description Olliver Schinagl 2017-10-27 08:59:53 UTC
pmacct does not come with an upstream systemd service file. Since upstream lacks any startup scripts, I assume it is expected that downstream adds these themselves.

Here is my current service file which seems to work for a single database config. Obviously the wants/after should probably go into the override.conf on a system that uses the database.

The file needs to be invoked the (a symlink) pmacct@interface.service directive as you cannot listen on multiple interfaces afaik.

[Unit]
Description=pmacctd service
Wants=postgresql-9.6.service
After=postgresql-9.6.service

[Service]
Type=simple
EnvironmentFile=/etc/conf.d/pmacctd
ExecStart=/usr/sbin/pmacctd $OPTS -f /etc/pmacctd/pmacctd.conf -i %I

[Install]
WantedBy=network.target
Comment 1 Olliver Schinagl 2017-10-27 09:01:23 UTC
p.s. the wants/after could potentially be expanded with sys-subsystem-net-devices-%I.device though I currently have the -w in my $OPTS to hopefully cover that ...