Iguana as a Daemon
Note: The Mac OS X and Linux 64-bit versions of Iguana dynamically link to SSL libraries. If you encounter linking errors when first starting Iguana, then you need to check that:
- SSL is installed on your machine.
- The SSL libraries are in the link path.
- The names of the SSL libraries match the ones that Iguana require. If not, then you can create symbolic links to resolve the naming differences. For example:
cd /usr/lib ln -s libssl.so libssl.so.0.9.7
To run the application as a daemon, type the following:
When running as a daemon, the process may be killed by issuing a SIGTERM to the process id listed in the
An example startup shell script is provided below:
#!/bin/sh #start Iguana as an application #/home/user/iNTERFACEWARE-Iguana/iguana --run #start Iguana as a daemon #/home/user/iNTERFACEWARE-Iguana/iguana_service
To start the Iguana daemon automatically when the system is rebooted, add the following to your crontab file:
This command is executed after every reboot. The crontab file can be modified by running the following command:
For more information on crontab and its options, run the following command to view its manual page:
man 5 crontab