Bitnami WordPress on AWS: Start Or Stop Services

Each Bitnami stack includes a control script that lets you easily stop, start and restart services. The script is located at /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh.

Obtain the status of a service with the service bitnami status command:

sudo /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh status

Call it without any service name arguments to start all services:

sudo /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh start

Or use it to restart a single service, such as Apache only, by passing the service name as argument:

sudo /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh restart apache

Use this script to stop all services:

sudo /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh stop

Restart the services by running the script without any arguments:

sudo /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh restart

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