[systemd-devel] My last post went as "unprocessed"

Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek zbyszek at in.waw.pl
Thu Jul 11 13:08:04 PDT 2013

On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 02:58:26PM -0500, David Lambert wrote:
> On my Angstrom distribution the sshd service is controlled by the
> file "/lib/systemd/system/sshd at .service". What is the significance
> of the "@" in the service name?
"@" means that it's a template unit. A separate instance of the
sshd at .service unit will be created for each connections, called
sshd@<connection-2-details>.service, etc.


> This may be buried in documentation, but is very difficult to search
> for. My apologies if it is "obvious".
It's described in systemd.unit(5), but not very verbosely.


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