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On Windows, services are processes running regardless of users logging in. They provide access and features to different programs or processes. On Mac OS X, services are menu bar and context menu items available from any application that can act on a user's selection, like text or files.

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The definition and application of the word 'Shell' in computing

I have been researching and ended up going down a rabbit hole. My problem starts when I was reading this article: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/application-management/svchost-service-...
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Getting 'unrecognized service' error when trying to enable service listed by systemd

System info below. I have created a service by creating /etc/systemd/system/unison-PaperPortDocs.service. When I run "systemctl --all list-unit-files 'unison*' I see the following list: > ...
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How can I start the GlobalProtect service?

I use Palo GlobalProtect VPN on Windows 10. It complains the GlobalProtect service is stopped. But I don't see any GlobalProtect service: How can I start the GlobalProtect service?
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Bluetooth Support Service doesn't exist in services.msc and paired devices do not connect

I just purchased, received and installed GIGABYTE GC-WBAX2400R, installed drivers and tried to pair my mobile phone to my PC (Windows 10) using that card. I can pair succesfully but then I can't ...
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systemd: ensure, service is started after mysql

I have a systemd path unit, which watches a config file to apply db changes if the config file changes. To ensure the path unit runs after mysql, I added these lines: Wants=mysqld.service After=mysqld....
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Google update service (gupdate) missing in Services

I wanna update google chrome, and I got the error: I tried to start the google update service (gupdate) in Services, but it's not present. How can I start it? EDIT: Chrome is now running a current ...
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What user should sshd.exe run as on Windows 10

Been running the Windows version of OpenSSH (Installed through manage optional features GUI) for a while on a Windows 10 server box. So far, SSH has only been used on the LAN, however I am working on ...
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How do I gray out the service startup type for my own windows service? (The service is written using win32 API ) [migrated]

I am writing a service, in which I want to restrict users from modifying service startup type. How do I do? I have attached a windows service which grays out the startup option. WinDefend - Service ...
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Systemd Service not being loaded when migrating from Debian 8 to Yocto

I have an app.service that I have been using on a debian machine that is symlinked to /etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants it works well and starts my app. I have recently been working on ...
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How to indefinitely restart a systemd service until it succedes?

I have a systemd service on a machine that could be killed (or otherwise fail) which I want to restart upon failure indefinitely, trying a restart every 2 seconds until it succeeds (or the end of the ...
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How to properly create a service in Ubuntu?

I have a server with Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS and I need to create a service that would be running on the server. I found this SO answer which details how to create and enable a service, however my service ...
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cmd // stop service ONLY if it's running, otherwise declare a variable

I'd like to make a short script which: Checks if specified services are running. If they do then they should be stopped (otherwise declare variable/s for the last point). Then there will be some code ...
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MySQL is not connecting with server

I am currently using MySQL 8.0.36 on Windows 10. Today, when I started my computer to work on SQL, I encountered an issue where it displayed 'No connection established.' Subsequently, I attempted to ...
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Is it possible to create a non-forking vnc service?

I followed this article to create a vnc service. The service is forking and uses a PID-file. My version of the service description — [email protected] — looks like this: [Unit] Description=Start ...
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Why is the webserver not available in the LAN if I start the server by a service-deamon?

I have a Laravel application, if I start this application in the CLI with artisan serve --port=8081 --host=monitoring it is available in the network with monitoring:8081. I create a ServiceDaemon an ...
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Fail to start sppsvc service in Windows 11

I bought a new laptop with an Nvidia GeForce 4070 GPU and an I7 12700 CPU. After installing Microsoft Office products, the service sppsvc stopped working as a result the Office apps raised the error &...
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Wait for USB mount before starting NFS server on a Raspberry Pi Zero 2 (zero2w) with Raspbian?

I have Raspberry Pi Zero 2 (zero2w) with Raspbian x32 installed and attached USB SSD drive which main purpose is to act as a network (image) backup server for several other devices (all Raspberry Pis -...
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How do you kill a Windows Service with Cygwin?

I've found many questions/answers that document how to kill a Windows process in Cygwin, but I'm asking how to kill a Windows 10 service in Cygwin. If the verb "kill" seems out of place for ...
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What disables the 'Startup type' dropdown in the services.msc snap-in, for the gamingservices and gamingservicesnet services?

I've met my share of difficult Microsoft services that don't want to be fiddled with for various reasons, but I can't seem to figure out the gamingservices & gamingservicesnet services. I've added ...
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Faults in Windows Updates Services and more on Windows 11

My friend's been having issues with his computer when trying to update to 23H2. Initially this started with a "Something went wrong. Try to reopen Settings later." message. After digging ...
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How to run Apache airflow that is installed by PyPy as systemd?

I installed Apache airflow using PyPy and the executable is in /home/my_user/anaconda3/envs/my_env/bin/airflow The installation is working fine and I wanted to make it a systemd. [Unit] Description=...
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Windows 10 - Firewall - Outbound rule to allow access for one service hosted by svchost.exe

Initial question Today, I'm stuck with a Windows Firewall problem and I hope you can help me. I'm trying to create rules dedicated to services but I can't make them match. I found some related topics ...
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What is the “down” service at port 2022?

According to NMAP and IANA port 2022 TCP belongs to the service down: PORT STATE SERVICE 2022/tcp open down But what is down? I cannot find anything about it. Is there any document explaining ...
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macOS: run user-mode services but allow other users to login

i would like to run gitlab-runner or a multi-user Mac Studio . Reading the documentation, it seems that I have to setup auto-login for the user who is running gitlab-runner as a user-service, in order ...
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When can/should a Windows service Start type be "Boot" or "System" instead of "Automatic"?

While running the Services.msc GUI offers the ability to manually set a Windows service start type to Automatic, Automatic (Delayed start), Manual, or Disabled, the configuration of services is stored ...
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Windows .Bat file behave differently when executed from command window and by double clicking on the bat file

batchfile is simple which has only two lines below, but behaves differently. run from command window. > sc \\server query | findstr SERVICE_NAME | find /c /v "" //result is 135 > ...
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NSSM for Selenium Server (Paused)

My selenium grid server is working very well when im running it on cmd and then java -jar selenium-server-.jar standalone and I can also run my test side files from my monitoring. But when I close the ...
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Why isn't systemd restarting simple service that has Restart=always after main process killed?

I created a simple systemd service test.service with Restart=always [Unit] Description=test [Service] Type=simple Restart=always RemainAfterExit=no ExecStart=/home/core/test.sh and test.sh #!/usr/...
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Safe removal of NT SERVICE\All services from GPO log on as a service

I've searched for many weeks now if it's safe to remove NTSERVICE\ALL SERVICES right from 'Log on as a service' User right assigment. Goal here is to increase my GPO's security. I do want to limit to ...
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Tomcat service on windows server 2019 starts automatically after being killed?

I have to regularly kill my tomcat service on a windows server 2019 in order to transfer new data into an MSSQL database. I have administrator privilages and have tried all methods I know to stop the ...
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How to reserve port number and avoid other applicationsto use this specific port number?

We have a Linux machine running RHEL version 7.9. In this machine, we have installed the Ticktok service, which uses the port number 4590. Sometimes the service stops and doesn't use port number 4590. ...
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How can I completely re-install the Volume Shadow Copy Service?

I have a problem which occured out of nowhere a few months ago and which I could not yet resolve: I cannot create Backups of my Windows 10 PC because the service "Volume Shadow Copy" throws ...
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How do I detect the presence of a new service on a windows server via PowerShell script

We have a need to detect installation of new services on our application servers. These are Windows 2016 & 2019 servers. I decided to write and schedule a PS script that will run twice a day. This ...
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Why is there no clipboard user service on Windows 11?

In windows 10, there is a service called the Clipboard User Service or cbdhsvc that manages the clipboard. In Windows 11, this service no longer exists PS> Get-Service -DisplayName 'clip*' PS> ...
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What do the service values "CHECKPOINT" and "WAIT_HINT" mean?

I'm trying to troubleshoot some issues with a service, including a service not starting up properly. So I typed the command sc queryex <servicename> (documentation here). Most of the results are ...
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open chrome window every time it closes

How can I make it so that every time the chrome window is closed when it is open and closed, it will open again. I have this code @ECHO OFF :inicio taskkill /F /IM explorer.exe cls START chrome.exe --...
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List of Service Types for Windows Event ID 7045

I'm writing some detection use cases to search for suspicious Windows Services via Windows Event logs, I'm trying to find all of the values for the Service Type field in 7045 events that correspond to ...
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ASP.NET Core systemd service hosted with NGINX slow first response time after update

I have an ASP.NET Core Web API application DLL running on my CentOS instance as a systemd service MyApp.service [Unit] Description=My App [Service] WorkingDirectory=/var/www/myapp ExecStart=/usr/bin/...
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How to restart the Remote Desktop service on Windows 10, in case of error 1053?

I've been having a problem with restarting Windows Remote Desktop service on Windows 10 - in particular, the restart process hangs when the Remote Desktop service tries to stop. More specifically: ...
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Systemd fails to locate executable although it exists

I am on Arch Linux and have this service named toto.service in /etc/systemd/system/ that I want to run: [Unit] Description=Toto After=network-online.target [Service] ExecStart=/opt/toto.sh [Install] ...
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Redirect OR warn (during initial negotiation?) SMTP submitters to use TLS on port 587 - leave 25 explicitly blocked by firewall for better security

This question went over poorly on S.F., but as I said there I've managed to find a lot of closely related information, but not an answer truly addressing my question. I am expanding on my homelab ...
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Exercising clean code

I have a script that if kept on the same line, it'll be quite annoying to edit. But at the point at where I want to break line, I get the error when running, -ApplicationParameter : The term '-...
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i want to stop service that is requare admin privileges [closed]

I want to stop some service in a non-admin account, but it requires admin rights, and I can't also open the cmd in admin mode because it needs the user name and password for admin, but I don't know ...
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Apache having problems with PHP

This on W10. I've been trying to replace a dysfunctional Apache-PHP setup. I installed (i.e. decompressed) Apache2.4.57 under D:\apps. I have a php version at D:\apps\php\php7.4.33. httpd.conf ends ...
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Trying to understand the differences between running rundll32 from a service vs through cli

I'm trying to understand the difference between how things are executed when running under a NT_AUTHORITY LOCAL SERVICE account that run on startup, vs by the user. I have an executable that spawns a ...
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Cannot Start Windows Process Activation Service On Windows Server 2019?

I have searched high and low and can't figure this one out. I made a new VM on which Windows Server 2019 Standard was installed. If WAS is started from Services it gives the following error: Error 50: ...
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What are the directories that systemd scans for a new service file that runs an application that does not belong to the OS?

I need to create a new systemd service that launches an application stored in /opt/myApp/, where should I create a myService.service file on the Linux filesystem ? EDIT0 : I created my service into /...
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How to restart "TabletInputService" on Windows 10?

I want to restart this service "TabletInputService" on windows 10 22H2 64bit I have tried : net stop TabletInputService The requested pause, continue, or stop is not valid for this ...
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At boot, howto start systemd service described in a NFS path

on our centos 8 servers, we have many custom services to start at boot time. To split things between system and "our stuff", we put everything in our path /truc Thoses services are enabled ...
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Ubuntu - Deleted service still working

I created an .sh file for my remote laptop that would play an alarm file through ffplay and send me a telegram message whenever the power plug got disconnected. The file worked great when I ran it in ...
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