started - event signalling that a job is running
started JOB=JOB INSTANCE=INSTANCE
event is generated by the Upstart init(8)
an instance of a job has finished starting and is now running. The JOB
environment variable contains the job name, and the INSTANCE
environment variable contains the instance name which will be empty for
emits this event as an informational signal, services and tasks
started or stopped by this event will do so in parallel with other activity.
It is typically combined with the stopping(7)
event by services
declaring a dependency.
Job configuration files may use the export
stanza to export environment
variables from their own environment into the started
for more details.
A service that wishes to depend on another service might use:
start on started apache
stop on stopping apache
A task that must be run after another task or service has been started might
start on started postgresql
starting(7) stopping(7) stopped(7) init(5)