[systemd-devel] reacting to unit failures (OnFailure)
lennart at poettering.net
Thu Dec 4 15:39:54 PST 2014
On Thu, 04.12.14 16:17, Nekrasov, Alexander (alexander.nekrasov at emc.com) wrote:
> If I may go back to RestartSec, this gives me an ability to sleep
> before attempting to restart. I could see where I might use that,
> but I also need another ability, which is to stop restarting a
> service if it keeps failing, and trigger OnFailure instead.
> Upstart has a respawn limit, something like 3 restarts in 180
> seconds, and if it still fails after that - the job goes to "failed"
> state and is left stopped. Can I do the same with SystemD?
Yes, see StartLimitInterval=, StartLimitBurst=
Lennart Poettering, Red Hat
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