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Page updated: 31 Jan 2023
Run PingCentral as a Linux systemd service that automatically starts when Linux starts.
- You are signed on to your system as a root user.
- The <JAVA-HOME> path points to the Java Development Kit (JDK) software on your system. For example, usr/java/jdk11.0_4.
- The <PINGCENTRAL_HOME> path points to the folder extracted from the .zip archive in your installation directory. Ensure that this path does not reside within a user's home folder.
Copy the pingcentral.service configuration file from
You can also copy this file to the /etc/systemd/system location, if appropriate
Open the pingcentral.service file and assign appropriate
values to the following variables:
- <PINGCENTRAL_HOME>: Labeled "WorkingDirectory."
- <PINGCENTRAL_USER>: Labeled "User."
- <JAVA_HOME>: Labeled "Environment."
Enable read and write activity for the service using the chmod 644
If you copied this file to the /etc/systemd/system location in step 1, use this command instead: chmod 644 /etc/systemd/system/pingcentral.service.
- Load the systemd service using the systemctl daemon-reload command.
- Enable the service using the systemctl enable pingcentral.service command.
- Start the service using the systemctl start pingcentral.service command.