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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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Any way to speed up the Services Management Console remote connection?

I want to manage the Windows Services running on a server from my machine, so I do the following: open my local Services Management Console (services.msc) right click the machine node and click ...
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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 ...
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What are minimum number of services I need to start to have w working sql server?

I'm looking to start the very minimum number of services to have a fully working version of SQL Server running that will enable external connections. I know MSSQLSERVER is required but do I need to ...
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Run a Program Without User Being Logged On

I am running a Windows 7 installation, and I want to be able to run an application when there is no user logged in. The reason for this is that my application is a monitoring tool, and we want to be ...
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Turn “log slow queries” ON

I'm trying to log mysql slow queries, but I can't turn it on. I will explain all my steps: Open and Edit my.cnf and add the following lines: long_query_time = 5 slow_query_log_file = ...
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IPCONFIG not showing external IP address - Windows Server 2008

various services such as IIS and FTP are using the external IP address without problems. Unfortunately some other apps are having difficulty validating such IP, in fact when using the ipconfig ...
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Solaris: Is it OK to disable font services?

Is it OK to disable these services? # svcs -l '*font*' fmri svc:/application/font/stfsloader:default name Standard Type Services Framework (STSF) Font Server loader enabled true ...
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The RPC services keeps stopping

For some reason, the RPC service keeps stopping which prevents me from remoting into the server. When this happens I have to manually make my way to the server to restart it as simply starting the ...
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How to track user dependency on services, resources, settings and defs? (for example to be able to email dependent users if these change)

Is there industry wisdom, management and software tools (free preferably) for recording and tracking which users depend on what services, resources, settings and definitions centrally administered by ...
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Zip archiving tool for auto backup of random files

I realise that I should probably be writing command scripts or something to do this but I'm just a fancy pants software developer who is helping out do some file backup so I want a fast and dirty ...
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Newb question: “service” command unavailable on CentOS 5.5

Pages like this say that you can service iptables restart ...but I get a command not found error. I tried yum install service but there's no such package. How do I restart services?
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Startup services running twice

When I reboot my ubuntu 10.04 32 bit machine all the startup services started twice. The startup process looks like this: Starting apache2 Starting apache2 (98)Address already in use: make_sock: ...
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Why does disabling the TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper service lock me out of GPO?

I disabled TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper and started getting EventIDs 1030 and 1058. This thread said that I'd need to have it enabled. Indeed, when I started it up, the problem immediately went away. My ...
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How to configure permissions for win2008 task running as Network Service to stop/start a service on different system?

Well... title says it all, actually. We've got a Scheduled Task set up on a windows server 2003 box running as the Network Service, and the batch file it runs will invoke "sc" to stop and then start ...
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List of debian services

I'm looking for explanation of services installed with debian so i would know which ones i can shut down and which ones are critical. I had no luck in searching the net.
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Writing all running services to a .csv file with WS2003

I want to list all the current running services and output it to a .csv file. Does anyone know how to do this?
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windows 2003 remote desktop fail connect after windows update

I have a number of windows servers, both win2003, win2003r2 and win2003r2 64 bit. After installing windows updates on the machines and rebooting terminal services give me an immediate "not connect" ...
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MS SQL service won't start after power outage (3 Updates)

There was a brief power outage a few days ago where i live, and when i rebooted my Windows 7 computer with MS SQL 2008 R2 on it, everything seems to be working fine, except the MS SQL service wont ...
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Some services refusing to start on Win 7 machine. What could the root cause be?

When I check msconfig, there are no services that are blocked from starting up. When I look in services.msc, the problem services have a start up type of 'Automatic', but have a blank space where ...