Red Hat / CentOS: Check / List Running Services

There are various ways and tools to find and list all running services under Fedora / RHEL / CentOS Linux systems.


service command – list running services

service --status-all
service --status-all | grep ntpd
service --status-all | less

Print the status of any service

To print the status of apache (httpd) service:
               service httpd status

List all known services (configured via SysV)

               chkconfig --list

List service and their open ports

               netstat -tulpn

Turn on / off service

chkconfig service off
chkconfig service on
chkconfig httpd off
chkconfig ntpd on

ntsysv is a simple interface for configuring runlevel services which are also configurable through chkconfig. By default, it configures the current runlevel. Just type ntsysv and select service you want to run:

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