Generate an systemd job using the provided parameters.

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Generate an systemd service using the provided parameters.


npm install strong-service-systemd

Basic Usage

var fs = require('fs');
var systemd = require('strong-service-systemd');

// Generate systemd service for my-app
systemd({name: 'my-app'}, function(err, service) {
  fs.writeFile('/etc/systemd/system/my-app.service', service, function(err) {
    if (err) return console.error(err);

// Also supports synchronous mode
fs.writeFileSync('/etc/systemd/system/my-app.service', systemd({name: 'my-app'}));


This module supports a subset of those used in the node-linux templates:
name - name of service.
`name` is an alias for `label` and `servicesummary`.
description - multi-word description of service. description is an
alias for `servicedescription`.
author - sets author field of systemd job (defaults to current user) cwd - working directory to run service from (defaults to /) user - user to run service as (defaults to nodbody) group - group to run service as (defaults to nogroup) execpath - path to binary to executable script - arguments to execpath (such as a script) created - timestamp used in generated job (defaults to current time) env - environment variables to set in systemd job template - override internal template

Template Format

Templates use .template
from Lodash using EJS style syntax: <%= option %>.