pmx-init - The PureMessage system startup program
pmx-init start pmx-init stop pmx-init restart pmx-init status
pmx-init is suitable for use as a system startup or shutdown program.
Typical usage is to add a symbolic link to the
into the /etc/rc.d/rc*.d/ directories so that PureMessage services
start automatically on system bootup.
When run as root,
pmx-init drops privileges by switching
to the PureMessage user, and runs the
pmx program with any arguments
that were passed to it. The
pmx program is executed within a new
login session using
su. Thus any login or shell initialization
scripts associated with the PureMessage user are executed.
When run as the PureMessage user, it simply executes
pmx with any
The rest is done by the
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