This Is Your Brain On Informatics: Common Pathnames

Restarting, reloading, etc. a Service

/etc/init.d/[service] [operation]


  • nginx
  • mysql
  • php5-fpm
  • denyhosts


  • start
  • stop
  • reload
  • restart
  • force-reload

Network File


Important Deny Hosts Files

The hosts.deny file is for blocking IP addresses.


The hosts.allow file is for permanently giving access to IP addresses.


Last modified on 18 March 2014, at 20:29