Windows services, also referred to as NT services, are background service processes run by the Service Control Manager based on the service settings and optionally restarted as needed. Windows services are also capable of being launched on demand, based on other service dependencies.

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Tomcat application can't connect to Active Directory when running as a Windows service

I have a strange scenario that I haven't been able to find any details on anywhere. I have an application running in tomcat that connects to an Active Directory server that works perfectly when I ...
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run as administrator has more permissions than SYSTEM

I have a Windows service that I can run either as a service or in a console. The program requires administrator access. When running in a console "as Administrator", the program works fine. When ...
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Can't select IUSR for running a service under

We have a Windows 2008 R2 box running IIS 7.5 which due to a security requirement we need to set the World Wide Web Publishing Service to run under IUSR. I can give IUSR folder permissions just fine. ...
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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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Running SpamAssassin as a Windows Service on Server 2012

I am trying to run spamd.exe file which runs the spamassassin for windows, as a windows service. I tried sc create spamassassin binPath="C:\Program Files (x86)\JAM Software\SpamAssassin for ...
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Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN service starts and then immediately stops

I'm reviewing the system log of a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine used as an Azure web role instance and I see the following messages from Service Control Manager: 2:28:28 PM The Microsoft .NET ...
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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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MySQL failed to start. Error 1053. Windows Server 2008 R2

I did a server restart for my web server and on restart, MySQL won't start. If I use taskmanager to kill mysqld.exe and try the start from services console, it gets about 50% through the startup, ...
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NET STOP - domino as service and interactive window

1) i have domino running as service . 2) i have java console running to monitor server 3) i want to stop domino using NET STOP but without interactive message on java console "are you sure you ...
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Cannot restart RabbitMQ Service on Windows

I stopped RabbitMQ for a short time on my Windows (2012) server. However, when I tried to restart it, it would shut down again within about 30 seconds. The Windows Event Log had the following ...
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How can there be a difference between “Log on as: Local System account” and “NT Authority\System”?

First off, I wish to clarify that I have been browsing loads of questions regarding the "Local System" account and even though I feel enlightened about the properties of the account, none of them seem ...
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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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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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Give access to specific services on Windows 7 Professional machines? [duplicate]

We have some machines running Windows 7 Professional at our office. The typical user needs to have access to stop and start a service for a local program they run. These machines have a local web ...
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Provide a user with service start/stop permissions

I have a very basic domain that I use for development. I want to create a GPO that provides users in the Backup Operators group with start/stop permissions for two specific services on a specific ...
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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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.NET Window Service won't start when Signed with PFX file Windows Server 2012

I've successfully installed my Windows Service on a Server 2012 environment. It starts and works without issue when the Service executable is not signed. When I apply a PFX signing to the Service, it ...
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Access service recovery count

I am looking for a way to access a services' recovery count in Windows 2008 and 2003. From services.msc on the recovery tab you can set actions on first, second and subsequent failures. I would ...
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Unable to configure tomcat 7 to use own JDK

I have the following problem configuring tomcat 7 to run as a service on windows. More specifically, tomcat is part of a web application which is installed on our customers' servers, and it must have ...
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Server service fails to start, event 7023, error 1079

Hello, Environment: Windows Server 2008 R2 fully patched, working as Domain Controller in Win 2003 native domain. Users started to report problems with share, it turned out that server service won't ...
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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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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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2 node 2008R2 cluster service won't start when just one node is booted

I'm a new to MSCS and I'm trying to understand something that recently happened. We have a 2 node 2008 R2 cluster using a witness disk (node and disk majority) over iSCSI SAN. I've read over some ...
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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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One of five services sharing an account gets logon failure

We had a recent servercrash due to power failure. Five servers went down instantly (no soft shutdown). After getting the power back, we restarted them and everything works well except that now the ...
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Installing Exchange Server 2013 Filtering Management Service Error 2201

I'm currently trying to install Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 on a Windows Server 2012 x64 machine. The setup goes smoothly until the step "Mailbox role: Transport service". There, the setup hangs ...
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Windows service restart source

I can see plany of services, including one I'm troubleshooting (custom product service) being restarted on a server occasionally. There is no pattern. One service at random is being restarted every ...
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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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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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IIS 8 Service Name - Windows Server 2012

I wrote a monitoring app which probes different parts of the system. Now I look for IIASADMIN service to see status of IIS. But there is not a service named IISADMIN there. What's the service name of ...
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Windows Services: How to schedule and monitor them?

We have about a dozen Windows Services, both in-house developed and third-party products, and have the following requirements for managing them: Start/Stop/Bounce a given service at scheduled times ...
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Failure running SQL2012 on Windows 8 with local service accounts

I have installed SQL2012 on a Windows 8 laptop that is on a domain. The domain includes a group policy that defines accounts that can "Log on as a service". I installed SQL Server 2012 using the ...
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BINLSVC warning in event log - netclass.inf parsing Manufacture

So I am trying to get Remote Installation Service Running on a Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition with Service Pack 2 installed. I am trying to integrate network drivers into the image and I keep ...
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Removing service from Windows 7

I had installed and later uninstalled SQL Server 2005 . I used registry cleaner tools and deleted all files related to SQL Server . Still the services console shows entry for previous installed ...
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IIS 6 App Pools and Windows Services Won't Start

Windows Server 2003 R2 (x86) / IIS 6. I'm setting up an ASP.NET application as well as a few windows services that run under "MyServiceAccount". I'm unable, however, to get the app pool nor the ...
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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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How do I set a service startup type to be 'Automatic (delayed)' using GPO?

A Windows service has 4 different startup types that can be configured: Automatic, Automatic (delayed), Manual and Disabled. I have a service running on a combination of Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 ...
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CloudFormation - How to start a Windows Service with cfn-init

I'm creating a CloudFormation Stack that will install and start a service on a Windows Instance. I've figured out how to install the service, but how do I start the service using cfn-init? The ...
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Error when starting Windows Service: Connection “actively refused”

I have used .NET to create a service installation package (msi) that, when run, installs a Windows service designed to run an instance of Apache Solr (to aid in searching from a web application). I am ...
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Can't change theme of Windows 2008 server to look like Windows 7 [closed]

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server which I try to change its theme to Windows-7 a-like by the following procedure: http://www.win2008r2workstation.com/themes/ I have the following problem: "Themes" ...
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Log places to look for when a Vista service stops immediatly

I'm trying to diagnose why cygwin sshd service starts and stops immediately. In the Vista application event log I found: sshd: PID 3480: `sshd' service stopped, exit status: 255 It doesn't help ...
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Vista: service stops just after start

A service is stopping immediately after being started. The service is cygwin sshd and runs under the SYSTEM account, with cyglsa-config for cygwin authentication. How do I diagnose this?
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User's rights to run a service on Vista

What rights a user needs to run cygwin sshd as a service on vista? A ssh-host-config creates user cyg_server with 5 rights: $ editrights.exe -l -u cyg_server SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege ...
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MSSQL 2008 Service Account

Background: We are a smallish company that prefers to keep things simple and not have to manage our Active Directory very much. My company uses a single administrator account to setup and do all the ...
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Service Delay In created service Error 1053

Heya all bit of a noob when it comes to all this but I created my own service to start an EXE as a service but it keeps telling me it didnt respond in a timely fashion is there any way to give it abit ...
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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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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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Configuring service restart with 'restart service after' parameter

It appears that sc.exe isn't capable of setting the 'restart service after' parameter and powershell isn't capable of setting up service restarts at all. My intended configuration is ...
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Tomcat 7 service manual start, stops immediately on Windows 7

I have just performed a fresh installation of Tomcat 7 (apache-tomcat-7.0.30) using the 32-bit/64-bit Windows Service Installer available here, on my local Windows 7 PC. Yet, when I go in Service to ...
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What is the difference between running a Windows service vs. running through shell?

I am trying to troubleshoot an issue on a Windows 2008 server where running attempting to connect to a "Timberline Data Source" ODBC driver crashes if the call is in a "service" context, but succeeds ...