Gateway Services

This topic lists all the services on the gateway, with their "as shipped" status.
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This topic lists all the services on the
Layer7 API Gateway
, with their "as shipped" status.
Do not enable any disabled service unless you are an advanced technical user or you are directed by Support. Do not disable any enabled services unless it is appropriate to do so.
Service
As-Shipped Default
Status
Reason for being enabled?
Can it be disabled?
auditd
on
Responsible for writing audit records to the disk
No
on
TTY terminals/serial ports are required
Yes - if your Gateway does not require TTY terminals or serial ports.
blk-availability
off
cgconfig
off
cgred
off
chronyd
off
cloud-config
off
Enable if configuring Gateway for AMI AWS.
cloud-final
off
Enable if configuring Gateway for AMI AWS.
cloud-init
off
Enable if configuring Gateway for AMI AWS.
cloud-init-local
off
Enable if configuring Gateway for AMI AWS.
crond
on
Command scheduling system
No. Raid status is monitored by a cron task.
foundation-services
on
Gateway Operating system configuration utility
No
on
Enables virtual terminal login prompts
ip6tables
on
System firewall for IPv6
Yes, if not using IPv6.
ipmi
on
Hardware management system
No. Disabling this service prevents the ILOM or other similar devices from being used to monitor the system.
ipmievd
off
iptables
on
System firewall
No. This is the Gateway firewall.
jytter
off
lvm2-monitor
off
mdmonitor
off
mysql
on
Gateway configuration database
No
nc_drivers
on
nShield Hardware Security Module drivers service
Only if nShield HSM is not being used.
nc_hardserver
on
nShield Hardware Security Module hardserver
Only if nShield HSM is not being used.
nc_ncsnmpd
on
nShield Hardware Security Module snmpd service
Only if nShield HSM is not being used.
nc_raserv
on
nShield Hardware Security Module raserv service
Only if nShield HSM is not being used.
netconsole
off
netfs
off
network
on
Operating system networking service
No
nscd
off
nslcd
on
Local LDAP name service service
No
ntpd
on
Operating system time synchronization utility
No
ntpdate
off
postfix
on
Mail transfer agent used to route and deliver email on Linux
rdisc
off
restorecond
off
rhel-autorelabel
off
rhel-configure
off
rhel-dmesg
off
rhel-domainname
off
rhel-import-state
off
rhel-loadmodules
off
rhel-readonly
off
rsyslog
on
System utility providing support for message logging
No. Turning this service off disables command line auditing and prevents system activity from being logged to syslog (or external log sinks).
saslauthd
off
sealsys_virtual_one_time
on
To run sealsys for the virtual machine, this service must be enabled
No
snmpd
on
Simple Network Management Protocol daemon
No
snmptrapd
off
ssem
off
Enterprise Service Manager service
ssg
on
Gateway process
No
ssg-dbstatus
on
Gateway process to control restarts in replicated environments
No
ssgsysconfig
on
Gateway configuration utility
No. The configuration utility is also known as the Gateway main menu.
sshd
on
Remote management service (SSH)
Yes, if you intend to block SSH access.
systemd-readahead-collect
off
systemd-readahead-done
off
systemd-readahead-drop
off
systemd-readahead-replay
off
tcp_tune
on
Network stack level tuning
No
udev-post
off