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 CA Support. Do not disable any enabled services unless it is appropriate to do so.
Service
Default
Status
Reason for being enabled?
Disable?
auditd
on
Responsible for writing audit records to the disk
No
blk-availability
off
 
 
cgconfig
off
 
 
cgred
off
 
 
cloud-config
off
 
 
cloud-final
off
 
 
cloud-init
off
 
 
cloud-init-local
off
 
 
crond
on
Command scheduling system
No. Raid status is monitored by a cron task.
foundation-services
on
Gateway Operating system configuration utility
No
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. The ESM (Enterprise Service Manager) also uses IPMI for some of its monitors.
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
Thales nShield Hardware Security Module drivers service
Only if Thales HSM is not being used.
nc_hardserver
on
Thales nShield Hardware Security Module hardserver
Only if Thales HSM is not being used.
nc_ncsnmpd
on
Thales nShield Hardware Security Module snmpd service
Only if Thales HSM is not being used.
nc_raserv
on
Thales nShield Hardware Security Module raserv service
Only if Thales 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
 
rdisc
off
 
 
restorecond
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
 
 
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.
tcp_tune
on
Network stack level tuning
No
udev-post
off