Month: June 2016

A systemd unit file for Play Framework

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New for Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) is systemd which replaces Upstart as the default init system. systemd basics The basic object that systemd manages is the unit which can be of different types but when it comes to running our Play app we will need to create a service. The systemctl command is used to manage systemd services, similar to the old service command. E.g. to start Nginx you now type: sudo systemctl start nginx.service […]