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thehack904
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SSH session exit kills running job - nohup same result - help

Good Morning,

 

I have a script on ESXi that I need to be able to ssh into, execute the script, disown the process and exit ssh session, while keeping the process running?  I have tried executing it the following ways:

nohup /etc/run_command

nohup /etc/run_comand &

I have also run across trying this example: (Website - Sudoall.com)

exec </dev/null >/dev/null 2>/dev/null

but I must not be using it right, because I get the same results.

Is there a way to disown the process, exit the ssh session without killing the running process on ESXi?

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thehack904
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After a lot of google research, I stumbled across this Website. ESXi does not have screen, tmux, or disown. An nohup was not working...I gave setsid a shot, and it worked.

setsid /etc/run_command &

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depping
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to be honest, you are not really supposed to run scripts directly on ESXi to begin with...

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