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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 ...
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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 ...