February 24, 2015

CentOS 6 to CentOS 7 Cheat Sheet

Since CentOS 7 switched from SysVinit to Systemd I've had a bit of a learning curve to upgrade my common command syntax when working with the new commands. Here's my cheat sheet:

Topic

CentOS 6

CentOS 7

Description

Networking

ifconfig

ip addr

Show Interfaces Status

Services

service (name) status

systemctl status (name)

Service Status

 

service (name) stop

systemctl stop (name)

Service Stop

 

service (name) start

systemctl start name)

Service Start

 

chkconfig (name) on

systemctl enable (name)

Autostart Service on Boot

 

chkconfig (name) off

systemctl disable (name)

Disable Autostart Service on Boot

 

chkconfig --list

systemctl list-unit --type=service

List Services