Service Control

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Service_Control for SME 8.x, SME 9.x and SME 10.x


Stephane de Labrusse aka stephdl

Michel Van hees


Contrib 10:
Contrib 9:
The latest version of smeserver-service_control is available in the SME repository, click on the version number(s) for more information.


Service_Control allow you to adjust status of all services contains in the server.

  • enabled/disabled
  • private/public access

TCP Port can be changed for services that accept this parameter.


yum install smeserver-service_control
  • For SME Server 9
yum --enablerepo=smecontribs install smeserver-service_control

You will then need to activate the database changes, the 'official' way is to perform

signal-event post-upgrade;  signal-event reboot

but if you don't want to restart your server you can do

signal-event console-save

This contrib is currently held in the stephdl repository, so the following commands will install on your smeserver.

yum --enablerepo=stephdl install smeserver-service_control

then issue:

signal-event post-upgrade;  signal-event reboot

Go to the service_control panel on Server Manager and activate changes you need


You can access Service_Control interface in the server-manager.

Warning.png Warning:
Deactivating services can leave your server in an unstable state or even inaccessible state. If you disable the httpd* services, there will be no server-manager.


yum remove smeserver-service_control


Please raise bugs under the SME-Contribs section in bugzilla and select the smeserver-service_control component or use this link

"No open bugs found."

Additional information