System administration command. initctl sends commands to the Upstart init daemon. Use it to monitor jobs or events, call jobs directly, or send custom events to the daemon.
Show unique process id (pid) as well as the job id.
Parameter passed to command is a job id.
When using start, stop, or emit, exit immediately instead of waiting for the request to finish.
Only show errors when running the given command.
These generally apply to upstart jobs. Jobs are usually defined in files located in the /etc/event.d directory. Most commands will accept multiple job names given in a space separated list.
Emit a custom event to which init should respond. Event arguments may be passed in a comma separated list. If any job status changes as a result of the event, print each change.
Monitor system events.
Print a list of all known jobs. If an optional shell style matching pattern is given, only those jobs matching the pattern will be shown.
Change init message logging priority to one of debug, info, message, warn, error, or fatal.
Start and print job status changes to screen.
Print status. The job name, goal (to start or stop) and the current status of the job are shown, along with any associated pids.
Stop and print job status changes to screen.
Monitor job changes, printing changes to the screen.
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