Using the Service Management Facility

Modified: 08 Sep 2022 04:28 UTC

The Service Management Facility (SMF) is the SmartOS way to start and stop servers (web, database, email, and so on) and provides two distinct advantages:

More information on the use of SMF is available in the document Basic SMF commands. Additionally, information on use the Manifold tool to generate SMF manifests can be found in the document Building manifests with Manifold.