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How do I increase windows service startup timeout

I have migrated software to a very slow sever. Some software services refuses to startup because of system timeout. How do I increase timeout from default 30 sec.(?) to several minutes? Thank you in ...
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1answer
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How can I transfer a certificate from an account to another on Windows

Long story short, I have some configuration file for a tool containing sensitive information and the client want them encrypted. I want to use EFS for this, but there is a problem : the account doing ...
4
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1answer
471 views

Windows service trigger start - difference manual vs automatic?

Since Windows Server 2008 R2 (and Windows 7 I think for the client OS) Microsoft has introduced trigger start for services. I do understand difference between automatic, automatic (delayed) and manual ...
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2answers
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Allow service to interact with desktop

DC OS - Windows Server 2008 R2 Std Client OS - Windows XP, Windows 7 I have implemented Security policy through Network Policy Server and enabled Wired AutoConfig Services Automatically. While ...
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2answers
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Application for managing arrays of windows services

I have a situation where I need to manage a set of windows services across 50-75 computers. I want to be able to see which of the services are running across them and to be able to turn them off and ...
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0answers
63 views

Error when starting Windows Media Services service

Installed Windows Media Service on Server 2008 R2 64 bit retail. The service will not start and I get the following message in the logs; The Windows Media Services service terminated with ...
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1answer
107 views

Low-delay (high-responsiveness) Windows Network Service?

I have written a Windows Network Service using C# which is designed to run on a Windows 7 machine. It is designed to be able to handle multiple requests in a single millisecond, which it seems to cope ...
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0answers
29 views

Windows 2003: Service executable locked after service has been deleted

When deleting a service on Windows Server 2003 (with SP2) the executable is still locked by Windows until a reboot. Even on older Windows systems (tested with xp) the executable is not locked after a ...
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1answer
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How can I back up my recommendation to NOT disable the Windows Firewall service?

I know from direct personal experience that disabling the Windows Firewall service on post-XP systems can lead to all sorts of networking problems, and that the proper way of disabling it is by ...
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0answers
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Why doesn't Windows Application Log include Exception Message?

I'm a developer visiting from the SO side. I figured this question pertained more here, though I'm not sure. What's happening is, I have a Windows Service application that starts a few threads. One ...
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0answers
77 views

Is it possible to create a Windows Service that runs a shortcut lnk file

Is it possible to create a windows service that runs the executable at the end of a shortcut to facilitate versioning? i.e. sc create MyService binPath= "shortcut.lnk"
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1answer
78 views

In a Windows Service, will the Start Parameters be preserved if the Start is of type “Automatic”?

Well the title says it, in a Windows Service, will the Start Parameters be preserved after a reboot if the Start is of type "Automatic"? Many Thanks
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1answer
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mysqld 5.6 service error 1067

Upon running this service "C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.6\bin\mysqld" --defaults-file="C:\ProgramData\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.6\my.ini" MySQL56 I get this error windows could not start ...
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0answers
45 views

Restart a windows service - “restart the service” didn't help me

I have a windows service which crashes sometimes. I have to restart once it happens. So I set "restart the service" on the tab titled "recovery" for first failure, second failure and subsequent ...
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0answers
277 views

windows command line start mysql with --skip-networking

Following How to start a service with certain start parameters on Windows. Any ideas why the following doesn't work? sc start MySQL --skip-networking mysql -uroot -p -e "show variables like ...
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1answer
208 views

7024 event on Windows service shutdown

I am seeing the following event in event viewer: <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event"> <System> <Provider Name="Service Control Manager" ...
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6answers
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Cannot start ` Secure Socket Tuning Protocol Service`

I tried to start Routing and Remote Access Service but I've got an error says the dependency service or group failed to start then I tried to start Remote Access Connection Manager (one of RRAS's ...
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1answer
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nginx stop/reload on windows failed for Access is denied

I am running nginx on Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) as a windows service. I am using Windows Service Wrapper for that. (Actually, I have followed this tutorial: ...
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1answer
286 views

I'm looking for a robust way to determine if a service can be stopped or killed

I'm looking for a robust way to determine if a service can be stopped without data loss or corruption, or if a regular stopping will work if the service can be killed via powershell. I thought about ...
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1answer
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How to kill a hung service on Windows 2008R2

I have a Windows 2008R2 server running NSClient++. For some reason the service has got its knickers in a twist and stopped responding to Nagios polling. When I tried to restart the service the ...
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1answer
275 views

Windows 2003 service: disable message “the memory could not be written”

I have a windows service which throws a memory related error and then restarts. Besides trying to fix the error, which is something I'm working on, I need to know how to disable this annoying message: ...
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0answers
117 views

How to configure windows apache service to restart without WER on error?

I have an application running on a windows system with Apache 2.2.22 and php 5.3.14 and I'm getting random crashes every couple of hours with the message: Parent: child process exited with status ...
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1answer
452 views

Method to migrate a windows service from one server to another

I'm setting up a staging server to test out an upgrade of some critical software (IBM Rational Team Concert on WebSphere) I'm not going to be able to re-install the app as I don't have all the info ...
2
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0answers
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Windows Application Experience Service

On a Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise server, the event log is reporting event id 7036 "The Application Experience service entered the stopped state" and then later that it has started. This occurs ...
2
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2answers
154 views

Change windows group permissions without the sufficient rights in a batch

I wrote a batch file, which creates multiple folders und subfolders in the current directory. The group permission of one folder is also changed. This works on my local workstation with administrator ...
2
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3answers
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Execute Windows SC command as another user

I would like to execute the SC command against a network target as a different user. I need to be able to specify username and password on the commandline as well, as this is for scripting purposes. ...
3
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4answers
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How can I get the path to a Windows service executable WITHOUT using sc qc?

I need to query a windows service for the path to it's executable via the command prompt. I think the way I would do this is:sc qc myServiceName, but when I do that, I get the following error: ...
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1answer
162 views

Can't override service exe file after service was stopped

On Windows Server 2008 R2 I stopped my service and trying to override the exe file to update it, but it gives me access denied exception. What can I do to fix it?
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1answer
99 views

How can I securely set up an available PostgreSQL connection in Windows?

I'm running PostgreSQL in Windows. I have a vanilla installation with a single admin Windows user account, which I've used to install PostgreSQL and pgAdmin III. Using pgAdmin III I created a database ...
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2answers
66 views

How to go about deploying windows services to a number of nodes

I have about a dozen windows service which I need to deploy fairly frequently to a fairly large collection of nodes. I was looking at Octopus Deploy which seemed pretty good but I was wondering what ...
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1answer
61 views

Is it possible to install a windows service that requires a password with SCCM?

Is it possible to do an unattended installed of a windows service that requires a password with SCCM? It would be nice if SCCM could run a package as a service account. That way the package could ...
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4answers
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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 ...
7
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2answers
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Which user should a backup service run as?

I'm working on an application which uses Volume Shadow Copy Service to backup a particular file at regular intervals. This works when run as admin but when I run the service under the "Network ...
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2answers
2k views

How do I make one service dependent on another in Windows 7?

If I view properties for a service, I can see the "Dependencies" tab, but I can't assign other services to this tab. I have two services that start on startup, a server and a database. The server ...
2
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1answer
334 views

How to prevent user from logon of an account used for impersonation only?

Currently I have a windows service written in C# (running as LocalSystem) which creates a user account, needed for impersonation, by using the DirectoryEntry to add the user/password and associated ...
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1answer
376 views

Problems installing Windows service via Group Policy in a domain

I'm reasonably new to Group Policy administration and I'm trying to deploy an MSI installer via Active Directory to install a service. In reality, I'm a software developer trying to test how my ...
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1answer
746 views

Windows Service automatic failover

I am implementing a Windows Service. The service will be installed in a cluster of application servers. Is there a way in the cluster functionality of Windows to set up active/passive failover for ...
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3answers
271 views

An application that MUST remain active

I need a way to force my application (named watchdog) to remain operative even if I close it intentionally. This application, at the same time, checks for the activity of other two applications ...
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4answers
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How do I grant start/stop/restart permissions on a service to an arbitrary user or group on a non-domain-member server?

We have a suite of Windows Services running on our servers which perform a bunch of automated tasks independently of one another, with the exception of one service which looks after the other ...
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1answer
316 views

Limit on WMIC requests from a Windows Service

Does anyone know if there is limit on how many wmic requests Windows can handle simultaneously if they are originating from a Windows service? The reason I'm asking is because my application fails ...
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1answer
279 views

to uninstall or to disable Windows service/component?

Windows XP Pro SP3 I can disable, for ex., RIP Listener in services.msc... Or I can unistall it in ControlPanel --> Add Or Remove Programs --> Windows Components ---> Networking Services --> ...
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1answer
146 views

Can a Windows process continue between sessions?

I'd like to start a process when the PC starts up but before the user logs in. Then, after the user logs in they see the console/gui for already running process. If they logoff, the process will ...
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1answer
102 views

Should windows services be created with custom users, or should I use one of LocalSystem/LocalService/NetworkService

I'm asking the question in general for the average custom developed NT service or unix OSS daemon ported to windows with SCM support. However, at the moment my immediate concern is for mongodb. From ...
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5answers
24k views

How to start a service with certain start parameters on Windows

How do I start a service with certain parameters? In another question I have found net start servicename blah but if I try this, net throws a syntax error at me. What am I doing wrong? Edit: ...
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2answers
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tomcat 6 start mode setting for production

Tomcat 6 (as a windows service) seems to have a 'Start Mode' with options of 'java, jvm or exe' which can be set via the Tomcat Monitor (system tray icon). if I set this to 'java', I can see a forked ...
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3answers
591 views

How to find out what parameter was passed to a Windows Service

How do you find out what parameter was passed when starting a Windows service? I usually start a service thru net start by passing parameters as shown below net start DocumentHashService /Recursive ...
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4answers
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Running a Windows service under a domain user account

If I run a Windows service on some host under a domain user account, and the password for this account changes at some later point, will the service now fail to start, until you update the password? ...
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3answers
3k views

Automatically Restarting Windows Service Depending on Certain Time Interval

Is there anyway, on Windows machine, to automatically restart a certain windows service?
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2answers
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What does exactly mean the “Automatic (Delayed)” mode for a Windows service?

Sorry for the approximative translation from french. So I understand pretty well what means : - disabled - manual - automatic But what does mean automatic (delayed) ? - Does Windows wait for ...
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2answers
516 views

Limit services hosted by one svchost.exe under Windows XP?

Is there a registry setting or something to limit the number of individual services that are run within a single svchost.exe process? I'm aware of the WIN32_SHARE_PROCESS flag and the sc ...