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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What could make a service STOP on win32?

A service (Python 2.7) on XP which is supposed to never stop, stops for an unkwown reason at midnight every day, so I have to restart it every morning. The service worked well for a year, but ...
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What daemons should or can be disabled on a Linux VM, especially hardware related ones?

What daemons should or can be disabled on a Linux VM, especially hardware related ones? I want to develop VMs using KVM and transfer them to coLinux after I finish with them. Are there some daemons ...
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shell script to start multiple Java programs from a directory at boot

I'm not sure if this is the best approach to this, It's my first time doing all of this (including writing shell scripts). OS: Centos My problem: I want to start multiple shell scripts at boot. One ...
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Windows Service Management from the Command Line: correct start type?

Services can be disabled using msconfig, and then enabled at a later time. I found that they can also be enabled or disabled using sc config commands, by setting the start option as disabled or one ...
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How do I stop IIS7.5 starting by default?

I am doing a lot of work using the XAMPP stack, but every time I restart my machine, I have to manually stop IIS before I can start Apache. I can't find a service for IIS to configure not start ...
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A service disabled on startup, but manually started, raises an error on shutdown

So here is the context. I have a Debian Squeeze (solely command-line) installed as a guest in VirtualBox. I installed MySQL, but decided to disable it on startup. So i found out that I can use ...
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How can I track down why starting a Windows service fails immediately with error 1053?

I'm trying to start a Windows service by right-clicking on it in Services and choosing Start. Immediately (less than a second) a dialog comes up with error 1053. Odd because I thought services were ...
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Make a program un-uninstallable by Local Admin

I have a system monitoring tool/service, that runs on individual desktops in the network. On the network each user is Local Admin. I would like to make it so that only Domain Admin can uninstall this ...
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After server reboot SQL Server 2008 agent won't start sometimes

Our server hosting SQL Server 2008 is set to reboot nightly. Recently it developed following problem: after server reboot SQL Server 2008 agent won't start sometimes. Doesn't happen all the time but ...
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Stopping the WinPcap Packet capture service

I just installed WireShark, which also installed WinPcap. During the installation it said "do you want xxx to start automatically", which I answered yes. Now I would like to stop the service when I ...
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Creating a Service on Cent OS / Parallels Power Panel [System Services]

I'm having a problem, I can start up the service by hand easily check out this screenshot No repu Those S80policyserver and S80chatserver are the symbolic links. I don't know what those S80's ...
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Want to move windows sharepoint services 2 database from sql server 2005 to sql server 2008

I Want to move windows sharepoint services 2 database which is currently running on sql server 2005 (Same server for WSS and sql server) to a separate Sql Server 2008 r2 (Clustered servers). The ...
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Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop Problems

I've got an installation of Windows Server 2008 (not R2), and I was previously running Remote Desktop via the Terminal Services 120 day free license. That has since expired, and I un-installed the ...
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Mule ESB reinstall

I am trying to reinstall Mule ESB on my Windows Server machine and noticed something odd: When I had previously installed it, the service used to be listed under the Administrative Tools -> Services ...
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TaskKill very slow

I have a batch file which uses taskkill to stop several services. The commands look like this: taskkill /s \\myServer /f /fi "Services eq MyService" The problem is that each command takes a really ...
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Group policy define new services with install them in main server

I have Active Directory with Windows Server 2003 64-bit. One of my users asked me if it is possible if he can start and stop Oracle and MYSQL services from start --> control panel --> services. From ...
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Permissions for Start/Stop Services on Windows (2008R2)

where on a Windows Server (2008R2 or before) can I find the permissions (allow/deny) who can actually start/stop services? Not to change the credentials which should be used by the service - just ...
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IIS Admin Service stuck at “Starting” status

I'm having some trouble restarting IIS, and I took a look and see that the IIS Admin Service is in the "Starting" status. I'm not able to Start/Stop it manually. All of the context menu options for ...
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dhcp and dns client services not starting in XP

The error I get when I try to start them via Codestuff Starter is "1068" - could not start the depending service". I know that these services have no dependencies... I guess something is wrong with ...
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Just installed vsftpd but it isn't showing in services

I have installed vsftpd and configured as per several tutorials (just the very basic, standard setup) but when I run cat /etc/services there is nothing appearing for Port 21. What steps do I need to ...
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Open-source Service Management Software

I seem to remember (but can't recall the name) a piece of open-source software that provided a web-based interface for some server processes. What is the name of that software? It manages a lot of ...
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how to stop a starting windows service?

Is there a way to stop a windows service that its status is "Starting"? I'm working on Windows 7/Server 2008 and the service is running under an admin user.
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Services do not appear in sc list

We have a couple of application services that are registered and appear in the MMC Service list, but when I use the sc command they do not appear. sc query type= all Are there restrictions on what ...
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Stopping/Starting Windows services

I have four Windows services which start up automatically when the machine starts. Thereafter, I want to restart those services every 8 hours in a particular order. e.g. Stop s1,s2,s3,s4 and than ...
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Is it possible to add a Windows service dependency using powershell?

I know there is this sc.exe where you can add and set Windows service dependencies, but I was wondering if the same thing can be done using Powershell.
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Windows XP vs Windows Server 2008 for server components

My team is developping a number of windows services in .net. These services communicate through a messaging solution and some of them have an expected response time that is well below 100ms. The ops ...
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Printing cuts off part of the page with redirected printers in terminal services

I have looked this issue up extensively and have i have came across a hot fix, KB959442. Where i am having an issue is trying to apply this hotfix. It says this is for Windows XP SP3 machines but i ...
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windows administration - setting up alerts/emails for failed windows services

What are some best practices, tools sets within the Windows 2003 server that I can utilize to monitor failed application services? We basically have some 3party software that has a few services that ...
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Why can a user grant themselves the Log On As A Service right?

This article describes the (relatively laborious) steps you should go through to grant an Active Directory user the Log On As A Service right. However, if I install a service and manually specify my ...
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Recommended settings and setup for Windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal Services

What are the recommended settings for a terminal server? I have a group of up to 300 persons (they are working shifts, so I guess 100-120 on at same time is unthinkable) who is going to access a ...
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Services: Is there any real different between “Manual” and “Disabled”?

I was just looking at our server, thinking about disabling any Services that we're not using, and it got me wondering: Provided a Service is never called by anything to start, and it's just sat on ...
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Crontab on Solaris 10

I was trying to execute the following: root@sol10 # /lib/svc/method/svc-cron root@sol10 # /usr/sbin/cron: GenMacKey: not found I would like to know how to generate GenMacKey. Better still my ...
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Can't find SQL 2005 client and repoting tools after install

I've gone through the related questions and I'm still stuck. I installed SQL 2008 R2 Express and then it turned out I needed reporting services client tools in SQL 2005. I uninstalled SQL 2008 and ...
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How to harden windows 2003 service account

I remember there was a tech-net or WindowsITpro article about how to harden windows 2003 service accounts a couple of years ago. For backup software purposes (such as BackupExec / AppAsure / Etc.. , ...
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Failed to preview report

I have a reporting services server environment in a windows server 2008 R2 . I am developing in windows 7 using report builder 3. I am able to load and save the reports but not to preview them. I'm ...
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Is it possible to configure a service to run as a group and add users to that group on Windows XP?

Is it possible to configure a service to run as a group and add users to that group on Windows XP? I need the service to have the permissions of the users in that group so that they can logonn, ...
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Windows Server 2003 Services are stopping every 15-20 minutes

We have a new server installation that has a handful of services failing over and over. They include, but are not limited to, the following: Computer Browser Server Help and Support HID Input ...
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Can't start SQL Server 2008 - weird path in the log

I know there are thousands of questions about staring SQL Server, but I can't find the solution to my problem. I can't start it and the log file reads: CREATE FILE encountered operating system error ...
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Can't start SQL Server 2008 - weird path in the log

I can't start it and the log file reads: CREATE FILE encountered operating system error 21(failed to retrieve text for this error. Reason: 15100) while attempting to open or create the physical ...
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.NET - how to fix startup?

I have IIS and several versions of Microsoft .NET installed on my Windows Vista computer. When I tried to start a particular .NET Framework version, this error message appeared: How can I fix this ...
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WHM 11.28.87 / CENTOS 5.5, how to add custom services

I have a custom background process (service) for our app (on Linux). I am hoping I can get cPanel to monitor/control the process. I tried adding an entry to /etc/chkserv.d/chkservd.conf, based on ...
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SQL Server 2000: SQL Server Browser Service missing

I have an instance of SQL Server 2000 SP4 running on Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition. In the Services MMC snap-in, the SQL Server Browser service is not listed. I am looking for reasons why this ...
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CentOS 5.5: service not stopped on shutdown

I have wrote script /etc/init.d/xxx which start/stop my service on CentOS 5.5. When I call 'service start xxx' or 'service stop xxx' everything works fine. But when I restart my machine, I see in the ...
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Oracle 11g dbca on Windows Server 2008 failing with error about services - needs some more permissions?

The domain account (a slightly-reduced privilege account for managing servers) we're installing with is a member of the administrators group on the machine, but doesn't seem to have exactly the same ...
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Service stopped, but still process exist in system

What is the solution if somebody deletes /var/lock/subsys/httpd file.
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RH/CentOS service & chkconfig equivalents in Ubuntu/Debian

In RedHat/CentOS distros, you start and stop services with /sbin/service: /sbin/service httpd reload You set whether they should run on startup with /sbin/chkconfig: /sbin/chkconfig --levels 2345 ...
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Temp Profile Loading on computer

I am getting these errors on several different users and computers. Any ideas? {Event Type: Error Event Source: Userenv Event Category: None Event ID: 1515 Date: 2/28/2011 Time: ...
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how do i lock down my preferences for Services .mmc snapin column layout and view type

when "Services" opens, it's in Extended View. I prefer Standard view. I also prefer this column layout: Status | Startup Type | Log On As | Name | Description because when I ...
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What techniques are recommended to prevent a MITM attack when using a public/private key pairs (RSA)?

I currently have a group of web-services exposing interfaces to a variety of different client types and roles. Authentication is handled through a public/private key pairs (RSA) only to verify the URL ...
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Windows DNS won't start on reboot

Last night a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine I maintain automatically rebooted after installing updates, without starting the DNS service. Since the machine is the network's DNS server, I got a call in ...