Error: Exec-Program: Permission Denied when running via service start

John Dennis jdennis at
Tue Mar 29 21:26:08 CEST 2011

On 03/29/2011 03:20 PM, Christopher Athans wrote:
> *sigh* it was indeed SELinux.  I thought it had it disabled.  Still
> not exactly sure why when I wrapped the init.d statement with a 'sh'
> it works, but nevertheless you solved my issue.  Thanks John.

The behavior is different because /sbin/service has special SELinux 
transition rules.

John Dennis <jdennis at>

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