A running service can be disabled to stop the service and make it unavailable. Once disabled, a service can then be re-enabled. Refer to Section 4.4 Enabling a Service for information.
There are several situations in which a running service may need to be disabled:
To modify a service—A running service must be disabled before it can be modified. Refer to Section 4.5 Modifying a Service for more information.
To temporarily stop a service—A running service can be disabled, making it unavailable to clients without having to completely delete the service.
To disable a running service, invoke the redhat-config-cluster command to display the Cluster Status Tool. In the Services tab, select the service you want to disable and click Disable.