Sep 082013
 

Some systemctl examples to control the Linux system services:

To Stop a service
[root@server ~#]systemctl stop <daemon>.service

Restart a service [root@server ~#]systemctl restart <daemon>.service
Reload a service [root@server ~#]systemctl reload <daemon>.service
Status of a service [root@server ~#]systemctl status <daemon>.service
Display all service/daemon status [root@server ~#]systemctl -a                (type "q" for quit)
Add a service to startup [root@server ~#]systemctl enable <daemon>.service
Remove a service from startup [root@server ~#]systemctl disable <daemon>.service
Shutdown and halt the system [root@server ~#]systemctl halt
Shutdown and poweroff the system [root@server ~#]systemctl poweroff
Shutdown and reboot the system [root@server ~#]systemctl reboot