[systemd-devel] openvpn at .service

Michal Schmidt mschmidt at redhat.com
Wed Nov 16 03:39:12 PST 2011

On 11/15/2011 10:10 PM, Mirco Tischler wrote:
> 2011/11/15 Manuel Amador (Rudd-O)<rudd-o at rudd-o.com>:
>> It's a multi-instance service.  You can instance it several times based
>> on a parameter, much like tty at .service can be instantiated to be
>> tty at tty1.service.

Correct. In the instances of openvpn at .service the @ should be followed 
by the name of the config file that the instance will use (without the 
.conf suffix).

> Most certainly it is a socket activated service in the inetd style,
> i.e. one service instance per connection.

inetd-style socket activated services use template units too, but 
openvpn at .service in F16 is not an inetd-style service.


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