Starting as a Service

When using CommandBox on a staging or production server, you may wish to start up servers as a service when the OS comes online. The recommended approach is to use the CommandBox Service Manager Module, which is a commercial module that handles all major operating systems (Linux, Mac, Windows) automatically.
CommandBox Service Manager
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Alternatively, you can manually do so following one of these community guides.



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CentOS/RHEL/Ubuntu (system.d)

Create a .service file
nano /usr/lib/systemd/system/mySite.service
as follows:
Description=mySite Service
ExecStart=/usr/local/bin/box server start /var/www/mySiteAPI/server.json
Start the service
systemctl start mySite.service
Give the service about a minute to load up, then check its status
systemctl status mySite.service
Once you've verified the service is running as expected, enable the service to load at boot
systemctl enable mySite.service