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Administrator User on Windows 2008 R2 server gets “access denied” messages for starting/stopping services

I logged into a Windows 2008 R2 server as a domain user that is part of the Administrators group on the target computer. Executing the following command, I get access is denied errors: $> sc stop ...
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How to find out the .exe running behind a service with cmd.exe?

If I see svchost.exe having the PID 840, how do I get the information which .exe runs behind the service with cmd.exe on Windows Server 2003? If possible without Sysinternals tools.
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windows server 2003 - how to give rights for PowerUser for Services

I have 6 windows servers 2003. However only 2 of them - when I connect to them as PowerUser - let me to open Services and manage them. When I would log in to the server as Administrator, what I ...
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With powershell, how do I find out which user is running a service?

As mentioned in the title, how to find out which user is running a service with powershell?
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SQL Server reporting services shutting down without log info

Using SQL Server 2008 Reporting services. Finding that the service is shutdown without anything in the windows event log or in SQL Server events. I see the log entry for the service starting when I ...
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Need to install windows service across a domain

Our IT dept wants to roll out a windows service across all machines on its domain. The machines are running Windows XP. Is this possible? Also, is it possible to have targetted rollout to a subset of ...
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Windows Services don't automatically start after reboot?

We've got some Windows services written in .NET. They start fine manually within the services mmc, but despite being set to Automatic, they never start when powering on (or rebooting) the machine. ...
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init.d script worked OK on Ubuntu 10.10 but not on 11.10 despite LBS header correction

On Ubuntu 11.10, if I run /usr/bin/cserver -c /etc/cserver.conf & it'll work fine. But if I run service cserver start or /etc/init.d/cserver start as I did on 10.10, it won't. It just says ...
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Pointing local machine to itself through internet

I'm very inexperienced with networking, so bear with me. I'm trying to connect to a windows service using soapclient in php, but I'm getting this error.. I believe the machine running the service is ...
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LicenseService changes itself from disabled to automatic and starts up service

I have Windows SBS 2003 which has LicenseService (llssrv.exe) in services running. As per Microsoft recommendation I disabled this service and stopped it just to notice it's Started again and set to ...
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How to create systemd.service in Fedora 16 (x86_64)?

I have big problem with creating service in new way - by systemctl (systemd.service) in Fedora 16. I wonna to create very simple service for minidlna server. I have created new file called ...
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Start/stop Windows Service A also Start/stop Windows service B

I created two Windows services A and B, and would like to add dependency between them so that I can: Start service A (service B starts automatically) Stop service A (service B stops automatically) ...
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What can cause a service to switch from 'automatic' startup to to 'manual' startup?

We had some problem with the Windows Time Service a while ago. It was set to 'manual' startup and was not started. We set this to 'automatic' startup on every server and configured it properly to sync ...
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LSASS - Directory Services could not start - 0xc000006a

LSASS - Directory Services could not start - 0xc000006a This is the error message I am getting after restoring an old registry backup. I read somewhere that this has to do with the backup being more ...
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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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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)

On a Windows Server (2008R2 or before), where 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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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 ...