Daemons are programs that constantly run in the background. They usually service requests. If you are asking about online services, please use a different tag.

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creating a custom service on ubuntu [migrated]

I am setting up an ap called scumblr (https://github.com/Netflix/Scumblr/wiki) The final step calls for initiating the server using the following 3 commands: redis-server & ...
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start sshd with /usr/sbin/sshd in centos

I am new in linux but newest in Centos. using CentOS release 6.6 (Final) I can start ssh service via service sshd start and get this output Generating SSH2 RSA host key: ...
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inetd and echo service

inetd - From Wikipedia, inetd (internet service daemon) is a super-server daemon on many Unix systems that provides Internet services. For each configured service, it listens for requests from ...
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WDS after installation of Windows 7 64bit, not bootable device found

When I install Windows 7 (64bit) Enterprise over WDS, it successfully goes through the installation but then when it actually tries to boot from the hard drive where it installed windows, it doesn't ...
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Icescrum installation : User Permission Issue

I am unable to start icescrum after all configuration and setup This is the error message i get when i tried to start icesrum in tomcat-admin manager Message:FAIL - Application at context path ...
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How to reset service permissions after messing up with `sc sdset`?

After applying this "solution" I have no way of starting the spooler service, not even as Admin. If I open services.msc as Administrator, that service has disappeared, as noted here (I wish I found ...
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Upstart is not sending CONT to my stopped daemon which is configured to use 'expect stop'

I have the following test configuration file for an upstart service, running on Ubuntu 14.04: expect stop chdir /home/joe/Projects/Marketplace env RAILS_ENV="development" script ruby -e ...
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Server 2012 R2: World Wide Web Publishing service is failing to start

I've got Server 2012 R2 running in Hyper-V with Exchange 2013 installed. It's not a critical system - I'm using it to learn Exchange administration. I went to log into the server tonight after ...
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upstart fail to run service and not able to debug

I am using os-svc-daemon to create my upstart service for openstack project. my upstart job config is as below File : /etc/init/myservice.conf start on runlevel [2345] stop on runlevel [016] env ...
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Chef installation in a chroot (packer): not starting services

I'm trying to use packer.io to create a machine image for a server who's deployment I already have automated using Chef (chef-solo specifically), using the amazon-chroot builder and the chef-solo ...
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How did windows services get linked across three machines

I have a set of windows machines that are running similar software. In fact, they may have been cloned by my IT co-workers. I am not sure about that. The other day I noticed that when I started a ...
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How do I tell which program is using a service account to auto stop and start a service?

I have a windows service on windows 2003 sp2 r2 that is being stopped, then started, every minute(ish). I can see the computer, the service account, and the program being restarted, but I cannot tell ...
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starting linux services delayed issue

I have an issue where the bind9 service aka named in my ubuntu system is starting up before my openvpn service. When this happens, the network interface that openvpn creates (tun0) is not found by ...
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Service port accessible only by one network card

I have server 08 R2 with two network cards. One is for the internal network (10.1.1.x) and another for internet (192.168.1.X connected to the modem). Network clients always accessed a service in this ...
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How to control the rate of automatic restarts of a runit service?

I have this runit service with run and log/run scripts properly working. As it happens, the service itself can crash for external reasons and might not be able to start for many minutes. The default ...
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Windows Server 2012 Run Service On Startup Unsuccessful

I have an EC2 instance with Windows Server 2012 R2 with all the latest updates. I made a service at first, and then a task to run a batch file to create a Microsoft Word report (using my custom C# ...
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Service startup type for Terminal Services

What should be the proper startup type for the Terminal Services service on Server 2003? I have noticed on a couple of servers that I manage that the service doesn't always start when the server ...
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Why do I get connection timeouts to private services in Azure?

I seem to be seeing this with both my SQL Server, and my MongoDB replica set. I only get a handful a day, but it still concerns me. I am getting a timeout when trying to open a new connection to the ...
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Apache service has no access to network drive

Im trying to get a xampp installation running. In my httpd.conf i use the following DocumentRoot setting: DocumentRoot //DiskStation/Work/htdocs If i now start the apache service i'll get the ...
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What's the 64-bit equivalent of `Get-wmiobject win32_service`?

I'm using powershell to get a list of services from several computers to see which ones use the administrator to run. So far I have: Get-wmiobject win32_service | Select -Property startName, ...
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Querying services from a remote Windows 7 PC extremely slow

When I query installed services from a remote Windows 7 PC it's very slow. With a remote Windows XP PC it's always fast. For example, from my Windows 7 PC the command sc \\pc1 query type= service ...
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How to sequence a proper shutdown and startup of web services with systemd?

I am trying to structure the shutdown and startup of Apache, PHP-FPM and MariaDB services using systemd: These are the additional configuration files in /etc/systemd/system folder: # httpd.service ...
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Is it reasonable to use Nagios to check that a service is NOT available?

Suppose I have a server with a private interface and a public interface. Public might have things like HTTP(S) servers, private might have MySQL and SSH. Obviously Nagios is useful to check that the ...
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Start and stop services as docker containers

I like the idea to isolate some server services (like MySQL) for example to containers and only provide them to the services needing them (say, SqlUsingApp). If I understand that right, the usual ...
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Monit and multiple actions: chaining commands in Monit restart command?

After some researches, it occurs that even if I can find some talks about multiple actions when restarting a service, it also seems it it not really possible to achieve : if failed port 80 and ...
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Monit configuration reload - supposed to restart monitored services?

Running Monit 5.4 on an Ubuntu server. When I use monit reload, it seems that it restarts monitored services (Tomcat 7 in this situation). Is it the expected behavior? Documentation says : reload ...
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Bacula daemon fails to stop or restart

Foreword: I have already resolved this problem and am asking this question to share the solution I've found. Please bear in mind that the problem described here may (or may not) be more generic and ...
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How to restrict all services to single domain in Ubuntu?

Someone has pointed an unknown domain to my server's IP address likely via A records. I would like to reject access to ALL services (httpd, ssh, mail, etc.) from this domain and only allow requests ...
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All traffic is passed through OpenVPN although not requested

I have a bash script on a Ubuntu box which searches for the fastest openvpn server, connects, and binds one program to the tun0 interface. Unfortunately, all traffic is being passed through the VPN. ...
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Terminal Services 2003 Require accounts logging in to have a password

I am required to look after a Terminal Services 2003 machine. Occasionally company staff will create a new Active Directory user with no password and grant that user permission to login to the ...
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Server unable to browse shares on itself

Having a rather weird issue with our 2008 Domain Controller When on the server itself and attempting to browse via explorer to \\server or \\192.168.1.1 we get an error message saying : "\\SERVER is ...
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Windows 2008 R2 services not working

EDIT I spawned the Windows events logging service won't start issue to a separate question here I have a strange problem: SQLAGENT won't start Windows events logging service won't start Today I ...
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CentOS6 Iptables deletes rule after 24 hour

Since I updated my CentOS server with yum update and now some of my iptable rules get deleted after a while. When I notice the server closed down my port I can simply fix this by: service iptables ...
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What would disable a hardware profile associated with Windows service?

Had a client application fail and when I checked the server processes I noticed that one of the critical application services was not running. Went into the services control panel and found that the ...
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Unable to access 3ware 3dm2 web interface, failed to start listening socket

I am unable to get to the 3ware 3dm2 web interface. When I attempt to execute 3dm2 from the command line, i get the following error "(0x0C:0x0005): Failed to start listening socket". This was working ...
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srvstart.exe based service start and then shutdown. [win7-64]

I tried to create a service to launch an app as a service with srvstart.exe using this syntax SC CREATE myapp DisplayName= "myapp" binPath= “srvstart.exe myapp -c E:\Systema\myapp\myapp.ini” start= ...
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Configuring Nagios event_handler for different checks levels of a service without overlap

Running Nagios Core 4.0.2 and using latest NRPE on clients. We have 3 service definitions to check one piece of software at different levels each minute: Open TCP port check Process is running ...
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Windows SBS 2011 Dashboard + Windows Server * Services will not start due to Windows Server Service Provider Registry service

I have a Windows Server SBS 2011 Box that is having some strange issues related to the Windows Server Service Provider Registry. A number of windows server services were running into issues starting ...
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Nonexistent service gets a start control?

I've got a pair of servers that both log an event "The cpuz135 service was successfully sent a start control." but cpu-z isn't installed on either machine. I can't find the service listed in Windows' ...
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Can't find a process that is writing huge files to my disk

While clearing up my harddrive, I ran into a directory called, c:\logs that had huge files in it. The first one, called debuglog.txt is 9gb and contains the following data: ProcessWin7_SpeakerPin ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal Server - Providing Single Sign On to Windows 7 Clients

I've inherited a system that may have never been fully integrated as it could have been. We have a simple setup - A Windows 2008 R2 Server being used for Remote Desktop and Remote App access by users ...
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Using powershell to disable services, fails with 'specified service does not exist'

I am trying to run the following powershell command to disable Superfetch on a Windows 8.1 machine. Powershell window is open as Administrator and I am logged in as administrator. Set-Service -name ...
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What could cause a disabled Windows service to become re-enabled?

I have a dev and test Windows2003 Server, and on both of which I'm upgrading ColdFusion from version 8 to version 10. The differences between the two versions mean that I can install 10 alongside 8, ...
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how can I install MongoDB as a service in centOS

I'm new to Linux, I followed this tutorial provided by the official 10gen documentation, as far I see I'm able to run mongoDB db in the console but I'd like to run it as a service. this is what I got ...
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What core environment variables should be set for a Windows service?

When using a service manager like srvany or nssm to run a normal program as a service, you can set the program's environment using the registry as documented here: ...
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Permissions required for a local user to query services

I'm trying to write an application, that is running as a local user on the server, and needs access to enumerate services, and potentially even control them (start/stop). Is being a part of the ...
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Best Practices for Linux Daemons

I've been looking up information on running background processes on Linux. The basic requirements are: Start the process and keep it running no matter what happens If the process quits for whatever ...
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mysql: unrecognized service … but mysql is installed and it's working

I'm trying to stop mysql and do some changes , then i'm going to start it again I'm using a SSH client . So i ran this 3 commends without any problem mysql mysql> SET GLOBAL ...
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WIN32 services dependencies

I know this has been handled before but I'm not getting a clear answer from this question. I have a service that depends on the print spooler.Every now and then, the spooler crashes...(luckily not ...
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Terminal Services connection slow over VPN

I just started with a company and I've been asked to resolve a problem. I'm a jack of all trades and master of none so I'm looking for some help. We have a remote site (8 PC's and 6 printers) with ...