So we have a bunch of old (like 2 years) Ubuntu 14.04 servers running production application, which has an API endpoint in Node.
But we have no idea how to start/stop/restart node on it.. it just comes up when we reboot the machine :)
I have tried popular answers like pm2, forever, systemd, and StrongLoop - none seem to be used to start node. I also looked at /etc/init and init.d, and cant find anything that looks like it.
Any suggestions how to find it?
The Original author of the application is long gone...
The only other clue I have is
When I go to that directoy, I found 2 files:
Also I know the app.js has app.listen(8080), so I doubt this is done by apache/nginx, but I don't know enough about node+web server setups to know...