argus and upstart (linux)

Carter Bullard carter at
Sat Feb 22 13:17:33 EST 2014

Hey Guys,
We have systems scripts in the distribution. Chas (on the list) has paid quite
a bit of attention to that recently, so hopefully that base is covered, when
you need to go that route.

Thanks Barry for the scripts !!!!


On Feb 22, 2014, at 10:50 AM, Barry Kolts <bhkolts at> wrote:

> Peter,
> I wrote the two attached upstart jobs a couple of years ago. They are running on Ubuntu server 12.04 and seem to work just fine. I learned just enough about Upstart to write these, so I'm no Upstart expert. Use them as a guide or just use them.
> I just read this week that Canonical has decided to drop Upstart and follow Debian's lead and go with systemd. So we will have to learn how to use systemd.  Canonical said they won't change in the up coming release 14.04 but will change to systemd in 14.10.
> Hope this helps,
> Barry
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Peter Moody" <peter.moody at>
> To: <argus-info at>
> Sent: Friday, February 21, 2014 9:40 PM
> Subject: [ARGUS] argus and upstart (linux)
>> Has anyone managed to write an upstart config for starting up argus? Upstart knows how to deal with either one or two fork/clone calls but it looks like argus calls clone 4 times so upstart doesn't know which pid to track.
>> Cheers,
>> peter
> <rasplit.conf><argus.conf>

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: smime.p7s
Type: application/pkcs7-signature
Size: 6837 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <>

More information about the argus mailing list