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RHEL, start up script

Posted on 2012-03-16
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I am using RHEL 5.6

I want to write a script that will execute upon boot up

Does this funciton exist in Linux

What is the name of the file and path that I need
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Try to put this in /etc/rc.local
You can also put it in /etc/rc3.d (if your server starts in Run level 3) or /etc/rc5.d (if it starts up the GUI mode on startup)
Only thing you would have to do though would be to create a soft link to your script from here.

If in /etc/rc3.d
then do this -
cd /etc/rc3.d
ln -s /home/user/startupscript.sh S99Startme
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