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Running Play Framework as services in Production Ubuntu

5 Oct , 2015  

Here are steps to deploy Play Framework to Ubuntu as services :

1. Stage

1
activator stage

2. Setup services in /etc/init.d/your-play

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#!/bin/sh
### BEGIN INIT INFO
# Provides:          mdm
# Required-Start:    $local_fs $remote_fs $network $syslog
# Required-Stop:     $local_fs $remote_fs $network $syslog
# Default-Start:     2 3 4 5
# Default-Stop:      0 1 6
# Short-Description: Start/Stop mdm
### END INIT INFO
#
#source some script files in order to set and export environmental variables
#as well as add the appropriate executables to $PATH

PLAYFRAMEWORK_HOME='PATH-TO-STAGE-FOLDER'
export PIDFILE='PATH-TO-PID'
USER=root
GROUP=nogroup

case "$1" in
    start)
        echo "Starting mdm"
        START_CMD="${PLAYFRAMEWORK_HOME}/bin/playstartapp -Dparam1=value1"
        start-stop-daemon --start -p "${PIDFILE}" --quiet --background --chuid ${USER}:${GROUP} --exec /bin/bash -- ${START_CMD}
        ;;
    stop)
        echo "Stopping mdm"
        start-stop-daemon -K -p "${PIDFILE}" -u "${USER}" -R 30 ;;
      *)
        echo "Usage: /etc/init.d/mdm {start|stop}"
        exit 1
    ;;
esac

exit 0

Just replace PATH-TO-FOLDER and PATH-TO-PID, to your project path


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