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A service (also daemon or server) is a programme that constantly runs in the background. It usually services requests. If you are asking about online services, please use a different tag.

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OpenNMS check if service is running on remote server using SSH

I have an OpenNMS system configured and up and running. I have a few Linux (debian) servers and I need to monitor if a specific service is running on them. This must be done using only ssh access. No ...
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Powershell: How to read secure strings from textfile with windows service

I saved credentials of my vSphere environment to text files with the Powershell ConvertFrom-SecureString. I want to use this credentials in my powershell script using the following command: $...
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How to make systemd monitor processes started using a shell script in the service file?

I have written a service file in Linux that calls a script which starts multiple processes with one as primary and others as secondary. SERVICE FILE: [Unit] Description=TEST service Requires=abc....
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Need help converting init.d service scripts to systemd (CentOS)

I have spent several days on an issue that's incredibly frustrating and I'm straight out of options. I am currently using a CentOS 6.8 server at work for our website. CentOS 6 (Enterprise Linux 6 or ...
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redis-server2 is start-stop-daemon: warning: this system is not able to track process names longer than 15 characters

So I've had the need of running 2 instances of redis in the same server. My server is an Ubuntu 14.04 box. So I followed this guide, but not in a strict way. I mean, instead of modifying redis init ...
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Deploying a UDDI service

We've been tasked with deploying an oldschool application that needs UDDI discovery to consume web services. Last I checked there's no public UDDI interfaces available (Systinet, Microsoft and IBM all ...
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Unable to start golang executable as windows service

I want to start a windows service written in golang on my Windows server build 1803. The golang script uses the service wrapper found here: https://github.com/kardianos/service The service is located ...
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'net view' generates error "The service has not been started"

I have a problem in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager where by the computer browser to do a remote push install has randomly stopped working showing the error message Network Provider: Microsoft ...
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Mysql cannot start - Could not find valid tablespace file for

My mysql service is currently unable to start with the error InnoDB: Could not find a valid tablespace file for 'wowcher/temp_import'. I think I know what the issue is. I have a PHP script which ...
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Why is my CUPS scheduler repeatedly being restarted?

In my /var/log/syslog, I see (filtered irrelevant parts out): Dec 30 15:00:10 myhost systemd[1]: Started CUPS Scheduler. Dec 30 15:13:11 myhost systemd[1]: Started CUPS Scheduler. Dec 30 15:26:11 ...
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polkit.service - Authorization Manager fail to activate

Major issue with polkit service how to fix this its trying and failing to activate polkit every time. Sorry if noob question. systemctl status polkit.service ● polkit.service - Authorization ...
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service --status-all freezes part way through displaying list

debian 8.0, logged in over ssh service --status-all freezes part way through displaying list of services it gets to ssh and then doesn't display anything else and doesn't finish, it doesn't matter ...
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Remotely restart a service without admin permissions

I have a temporary consultant that is working on a project. He often needs to restart a service that is on another server and he asks me to restart it for him. This server is on a different domain ...
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Microsoft Dynamics GP Session Central Service does not start

ITNOA All GP services started except GP session central service. When I want to start it, I see the below error in Event Viewer. GP session central: An argument pointing to a valid servicehost ...
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Unable to access 3ware 3dm2 web interface, failed to start listening socket

I am unable to get to the 3ware 3dm2 web interface. When I attempt to execute 3dm2 from the command line, i get the following error "(0x0C:0x0005): Failed to start listening socket". This was working ...
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Solaris 10: BIND 9 Chroot Service fails to start with SVCADM but works when run manually from root

I recently upgraded with Solaris patches and after the reboot my Bind Named services go into maintenance mode. bash-3.2# svcs -xv svc:/network/dns/server:chroot (?) State: maintenance since Thu Nov ...
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How does Windows Service Control Manager Work?

This is the Microsoft Document https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/it-pro/windows-server-2008-R2-and-2008/cc756379%28v%3dws.10%29 Service Control Manager transmits control ...
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What Event IDs are generated in Windows server when changes are made to the login service dialog?

Is there a way to turn on logs for when changes are made to a credentials for a service like the one below?
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Debian 10: sendmail service stops constantly

Whenever I start sendmail service, it reports May 01 00:51:43 systemd[1]: Starting LSB: powerful, efficient, and scalable Mail Transport Agent... May 01 00:51:43 su[6784]: (to smmsp) root on none May ...
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How to get TOR hidden service to work with iptables

I'm running an Arch Linux server which acts as a TOR relay and I would like it to act as a hidden service as well (I want to provide .onion access to my services, I know running a relay next to a HS ...
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Windows Server 2016 how to know if a service is going to start or not

I've a lot of service in Windows Server 2016. Some of this service have a delayed start or a dependency. I waited 20 minutes after server starts. There are 20 service still stopped. Is there some ...
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Windows services dependencies startup on different hosts

I'd like to know if Windows allows me to configure Windows services dependencies among different hosts in the same network; in my case, these different hosts are different virtual machines belonging ...
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systemd: not-running optional dependent service unexpected starts when parent restarted

I have 3 services: ParentService, which provides the bulk of my application DependentServiceA, which is strongly dependent on (i.e., is effectively useless without) ParentService running. When ...
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In a systemd service, how can I kill all processes on restart, other than $MAINPID?

I wrote a simple .service for systemd. My process starts fine, but it spans more sub-processes with different PIDs. Hence, I can not properly stop my service with the usual line: ExecReload=/bin/...
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Exchange 2016 CU6 services not starting on Windows Server 2016

I am trying to run Exchange 2016 on Windows Server 2016. After a clean install following the two articles Install Exchange 2016 in Windows Server 2012 R2 & Installing Exchange 2016 on Windows ...
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Can't start a Windows Service after installation

So I installed a brand new service that helps hardware (like a barcode scanner) send data it receives into a Microsoft SQL database. Normally I am able to install this hardware service with little to ...
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Why can domain users query services remotely?

I've set up a test domain with a Windows 2012 domain controller, and a Windows 7 client. The domain user 'User1' is logged on to the client machine, and is only a member of Domain Users: C:\Users\...
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Restart service from non-admin user

I write my C++ program and run it as daemon by writing upstart script inside /etc/init/ So my program is automatically started after reboot and can be controlled using sudo service my-service restart ...
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Will a service use windows credential manager when running as that user?

I've installed some generic credentials into the windows credential manager. I've also installed a service that runs as this user account. Will the service have access to use these credentials? I ...
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Delay in starting Database services on Server 2012 R2

We have found in the past couple of days (unknown when this first appeared) that services for MYSQL and SQLAnywhere 16 are taking 20 minutes to start when a windows 2012 R2 server is rebooted. After ...
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Start xend service automatically on boot fails

I am trying to auto-start xend and xendomain service automatically on boot as soon as I log into XEN-dom0 (on Ubuntu server 12.04 x64) so that whey i type : sudo xm list the hypervisor lists me all ...
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Why do I get connection timeouts to private services in Azure?

I seem to be seeing this with both my SQL Server, and my MongoDB replica set. I only get a handful a day, but it still concerns me. I am getting a timeout when trying to open a new connection to the ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal Server - Providing Single Sign On to Windows 7 Clients

I've inherited a system that may have never been fully integrated as it could have been. We have a simple setup - A Windows 2008 R2 Server being used for Remote Desktop and Remote App access by users ...
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Deploying a ASP.Net WebAPI website and DMZ

I have a set of RESTful services developed using ASP.Net WebAPI which is a single project. I handle authentication via ASP.Net's built in Forms Authentication (cookie based) mechanism which is also ...
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Start a screen through svcadm with Solaris 11

I am running into a problem when trying to start a detached screen through a Solaris 11 service. This service controls nginx. When I reboot the system, the screen doesn't start, but if I issue ...
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How to set specific environment variables for Apache service run on Windows

I'm facing a problem. I use xampp 1.7.7 on Windows which installs a Apache service. I find that I have to some tweak to have all PHP modules load properly. For example, php_ldap.dll cannot be loaded. ...
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On MacOS brew service doesn't start on reboot if started as a user

I'm installing a gitlab-runner service on MacOS using brew install gitlab-runner, after which I can start the service using brew services start gitlab-runner. If I start the service with sudo (or from ...
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Windows automated service logon with AD service user fails to start the first time

I am dealing with this issue for the past 4 years and it bugs me very much. My company generates msi installers with wix toolset, and they create multiple Windows services. Those services run with an ...
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How to reload MySQL 8 and update SSL certificates

What is the correct way to update MySQL 8 SSL certificates without having to restart the service? With PostgreSQL, you can do a reload using "systemctl reload postgresql", for example.
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systemd fails to restart even after calling reset-failed

We have a need for restarting a service frequently in certain special scenarios. So when it fails with start-limit, the suggested solution is to call "reset-failed". What we found is that, ...
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systemd automatism to update enabled unit symlink when updating units

Is there a way in systemd to update existing target want symlinks when updating a unit by a newer version higher in the unit load paths hierarchy? On CentOS 3.10.0-1160.36.2.el7.x86_64 with systemd @ ...
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Windows service starts again after manually stopping it. Why?

I have a Windows service that is a custom API, it is running on Windows Server 2019. When I manually stop it, it stops, but about 30 seconds later it restarts. The restarted service has a new PID. ...
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spawn-fcgi doesn't start automatically even though has root permission Centos 7

I have very strange problem I don't know how to solve this. I have spawn-fcgi service only starts if I manually start as root but not with on boot systemctl enable spawn-cgi gives me this information ...
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istio gateway, not loading the node application

I have tried to deploy a sample nginx app and it working. So, I replaced the same with another nodejs as this contains mutliple sub pages. So, I can test the routing. Here, with LoadBalancer default ...
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How to use pipenv to install 'global' applications to be run as services

Cross-posted from Stack Overflow as it was possibly off-topic there. I am trying to use pipenv to distribute a Python application to a server (in this case, it's Windows, but I have similar ...
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Windows server 2016 services stop / start during night multiple times

We have an odd issue on one of our servers (Windows Server 2016) that started to occur 2 weeks ago (worked without issues for the past 4 years). The issue is very simple, software services like SQL ...
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Squid in dual stack ipv4 / ipv6 reaching out for services only served on ipv4 interface

I am running a dual stack network and am running a server there (Squid, Apache, DHCP, Mail,...). The network is working properly. However not all services running on that server provide a listener on ...
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Systemd unit not found on start but exists on status

A service exists and succesfully found via status command >sudo systemd status my-service ● my-service.service - My service description Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/my-service.service;...
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powershell get-service says no service found instead of error connecting

this is quite weird behavior. I would say a bug in powershell. If you have some remote machine which you can ping, but WinRM and RPC is blocked you can do PS C:\Users\x_vitzur01> gsv -cn srv-...
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Postgresql: can't start service database system was shut down

I install Postgresql using sudo apt install postgresql postgresql-contrib then I run sudo systemctl restart postgresql then I run sudo systemctl status postgresql It says Active: active (exited) ...
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