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Node.js tartup script for AWS EC2 Linux box
#!/bin/bash
# nodejs - Startup script for node.js server
# chkconfig: 35 85 15
# description: node is an event-based web server.
# processname: node
# server: /path/to/your/node/file.js
# pidfile: /var/run/nodejs.pid
#
. /etc/rc.d/init.d/functions
OPTIONS=" /path/to/your/node/file.js"
LOGFILE=" /var/log/nodejs/nodejs.log"
SYSCONFIG="/etc/sysconfig/nodejs"
nodejs=${NODEJS-/usr/local/bin/node}
NODEJS_USER=ec2-user
NODEJS_GROUP=ec2-user
. "$SYSCONFIG" || true
start()
{
echo -n $"Starting nodejs: "
daemon --user "$NODEJS_USER" "$nodejs $OPTIONS >> $LOGFILE &"
RETVAL=$?
echo
[ $RETVAL -eq 0 ] && touch /var/lock/subsys/nodejs
}
stop()
{
echo -n $"Stopping nodejs: "
killproc /usr/local/bin/node
RETVAL=$?
echo
[ $RETVAL -eq 0 ] && rm -f /var/lock/subsys/nodejs
}
restart () {
stop
start
}
ulimit -n 12000
RETVAL=0
case "$1" in
start)
start
;;
stop)
stop
;;
restart|reload|force-reload)
restart
;;
condrestart)
[ -f /var/lock/subsys/nodejs ] && restart || :
;;
status)
status $nodejs
RETVAL=$?
;;
*)
echo "Usage: $0 {start|stop|status|restart|reload|force-reload|condrestart}"
RETVAL=1
esac
exit $RETVAL
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commented Jul 30, 2014

this isnt really using a pidfile - is it?

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