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My problem is that I don't want to stop the apache daemon with the command ./apache2 stop from /etc/init.d (I know to do this). I don't want the apache service start automatically in /etc/init.d on the system startup. But I also need to keep the service in the init.d folder. How can I do this? Do I have to change some fields in the service script ?

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Please add your distribution. –  Shutupsquare Jan 24 '13 at 15:15
    
I have Debian Wheezy. –  Kyrol Jan 25 '13 at 14:18

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Depending on your distro, you should be able to execute a command to disable the service on startup. Doing this it will be stopped until you manually start it. Here are some examples on different distros:

  • Ubuntu/Debian: update-rc.d -f apache2 remove
  • Gentoo: rc-update del apache2
  • ArchLinux: systemctl disable apache2
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I have Debian Wheezy –  Kyrol Jan 25 '13 at 14:18
    
Thanks a lot. It works. –  Kyrol Jan 26 '13 at 15:18

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