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How to give rights to one user for the restart of a service

It's there a way i can give the rights to a specific user, for restart a specific service on windows server 2008 ?
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How to change Linux services startup/boot order?

As the question is clear from the title, how do I change Linux services startup/boot order?
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How to find memory usage of individual Windows services?

Task Manager shows the overall memory usage of svchost.exe. Is there a way to view the memory usage of individual services? Note this is similar to ...
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What can cause ALL services on a server to go down, yet still responding to ping? and how to figure out

It has happened to me already twice within very few days that my server goes down completely, meaning http, ssh, ftp, dns, smtp, basically ALL services stop responding, as if the server had been ...
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Run a script as root from apache

I would like to update my hosts file and restart dnsmasq from a web interface (php/apache2). I tried playing around with suid bits (the demonstaration). I have both apache and dnsmasq running on an ...
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NET START command not passing parameters in Windows Server 2008

My application calls a Stored Procedure, through the stored procedure I am calling a Windows Service using the NET START command as follows: SELECT @Cmd = 'Net Start ServiceName /"' + @param1 + '" ...
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Can the startup order for windows services be configured? If so, where?

Windows Server 2003 MySQL 5.x Hi Guys, I have a service that requires mysql to be running when starting up. I'd like ensure that mysql itself starts well before other windows services during ...
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Recommended way to disable a service in Debian

Is there a "recommended way" to disable a service in Debian? (Disable = The service is installed but won't start automatically when the machine boots.) I know that you can update-rc.d -f service ...
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Where can I find data stored by a Windows Service running as “Local System Account”?

I'm using a service which stores data on disk. The service is running as "local system account". Where is the stored data for that system user? I'm thinking about C:\Documents and Settings\Default ...
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How can I remove/uninstall an orphaned service?

There are times when Windows Services are installed and for various reasons, that hopefully are not important to the answer, the service no longer has the installer attached to it. Therefore, this ...
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Is there an equivalent command for 'init.d/networking restart' in OS X

From time to time, I've encountered issues with OS X clients' network connections (Wired and Wireless, Leopard/Snow Leopard) where nothing will fix the issue, until you reboot. Is there a ...
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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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Setting up daemons on Mac OS X

I've recently given in to temptation and bought a new MacBook - I've upgraded the RAM, got AppleCare etc. and am really enjoying myself! I've been setting up my development environment - compiling my ...
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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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Windows Sharepoint Services Login Problem

I am wanting to try out Windows Sharepoint Services on my Windows 2008 Box at home. The Windows 2008 Server is a domain controller. I have installed IIS 7, Active Directory, SQL 2008 Standard and ...
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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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“IIS Admin Service is Disabled” Error When IIS Admin Is Running

Issue: I am trying to start the Default Website on IIS, but I am getting the following error: As you can see, it says that IIS Admin is disabled, when it is actually running. Question: Is there ...
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Give users the right to restart a service

Based on http://serverfault.com/questions/166641/how-to-give-rights-to-one-user-for-the-restart-of-a-service I've tried the command sc sdset My.Service (A;;RPWP;;;S-1-1-0) which i believe should ...
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Force-Removing Windows Services

I am getting the following message while trying to remove a windows service with SC command? C:\Users\chacha>sc delete service_name [SC] OpenService FAILED 5: Access is denied. I tried to ...
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How to set Windows Services permissions from Powershell?

I need to grant a specific account SERVICE_START permissions for a given Windows service. There seems to be some methods for doing so here, but would prefer a method that's native to PowerShell and ...
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EC2 hosted service multi-tenant dynamic DNS solution

I want to change the model of my EC2 hosted service to have a separate sub domain for each tenant (ie. <accountname>.example.com). My primary DNS is now with dnsmadeeasy.com, but their dynamic ...
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Remotely restarting a service for a non-administrator user

I need to give a non-administrator user the ability to restart a service on a server, but I'm getting "access denied" following these instructions: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/324802/EN-US/ I've ...