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I'm used to using supervisord in my Unix machines and now I must do the same thing for Windows. Sadly, supervisord does not run under Windows machines.

Does anyone know any alternatives?

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A quick look at supervisord.org suggests that this functionality is already built into Windows. What exactly do you want to do? –  Harry Johnston Sep 4 '11 at 1:22
    
Where did you see it? Perhaps the docs are outdated... From the docs: "Supervisor works on just about everything except for Windows." supervisord.org/introduction.html –  Herberth Amaral Sep 5 '11 at 11:09
    
I mean that the tools built into Windows already do the jobs that Supervisord appears to be for, or perhaps it would be more accurate to say that the jobs Supervisord appears to do aren't applicable in Windows. Anyway, can you describe what you actually want to use it for? –  Harry Johnston Sep 5 '11 at 21:48
    
Yes, I have a nginx webserver that load balance its requests to some tornardo webservers. In this case, I'm must be sure that the tornados are up and running every time. I've done the same thing before using Ubuntu server and Supervisord and it worked well. –  Herberth Amaral Sep 6 '11 at 11:36
    
So you want to be notified if the web servers haven't started up successfully? –  Harry Johnston Sep 6 '11 at 22:52

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Windows can do this for you.

Open the Services control panel. Select your service. Go to the Recovery tab. You can select options for the first, second and subsequent service failures.

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