Questions tagged [services]

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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I can't start PostgreSQL Server 13 from Services.msc

I'm trying to set up a PostgreSQL server on my PC, but I keep getting this error message when I try to start it from services.msc: The postgresql-x64-13 - PostgreSQL Server 13 service on Local ...
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Using systemd, is it possible to restart a service/target only if not already up/started?

I have a serviceA.service which is a requirement to serviceB.service and serviceC.service. serviceB.service and serviceC.service are grouped inside a target servicesX.target and need to be restarted ...
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How to resolve WSL2 port conflict with windows services?

I am on Windows 10 20H2 (Build 19042.867). I also using WSL2 with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Recently, after upgrading to SSD, I have a problem entering WSL2 with the following error: wsl error 0xfffffff press ...
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How do I transfer CPP code into Linux-service?

I am Building an agent in C++ that alerts me if anyone has entered a USB on Linux-based computers. When I'll finish, I need it to run the code on few Linux-based computers as a service. How do I ...
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Windows Management Instrumentation has gone haywire, closing loads of different programs and acting like a virus. What can I do?

Essentially after chasing trojans and rootkits and manually going through every startup program and service, it turns out that Windows Management Instrumentation is what's doing it. Basically, I ...
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How do you repair or re-install the Edge Updater components (scheduled tasks and services)

A user has attempted to remove the "Microsoft Edge Update" application from a Windows 10 PC (1909) (Not Edge but the updater), because the uninstall button was greyed out. The user was an ...
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Not able to start windows update from services.msc

My Windows update on Services.msc always stays in Disable state. I am not able to enable Windows update from Services.msc. I went to its properties and changed startup type as Manual|Automatic -> ...
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Run a windows service if not connected to a particular Wi-Fi network

Currently, I have the OpenVPN windows service set up, and it runs well. I wanted to know if there was a way to make it connect to the VPN whenever I am not connected to my home network (connected to ...
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How to unmask a SystemD service unit on a remote machine?

I have a huuuge problem and need help. While trying to speed up the boot process on my LMDE4 machine by disabling/masking "unnecessary" services, I masked systemd-logind.service and can no ...
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Cannot enable or restart Windows Firewall

I am trying to fix some problems related to Windows Calculator, Clock, etc., but I encounter an error while trying to run the PowerShell command: Get-AppxPackage -allusers *windowscalculator* | ...
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Jackket service won't start : error 1064

I have Jackcett installed, but it won't start. Any ideas how to correct this?
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How to restart Windows services including their depending ones using `net stop` or `sc stop`?

For various reasons I need to restart the service NLA (Network Location Awareness) or NlaSvc on the shell using an automated task. Doing so manually using services.msc shows a dialog telling me that ...
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Python in Task Manager or Background Services in Windows?

I just installed Python on Windows system. Just like any software, curious if Python has a background service or program running in Task Manager or Services, when I'm not actually using the program. ...
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How to configure Tor as service on windows?

I just want to have tor proxy server up and running all the time on my windows 10 PC. Tor browser doesn't fit my needs. So I'd like to be able to connect anything I want via socks5 proxy. It was so ...
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How to view services with no description only?

I have this piece of code Get-CimInstance Win32_Service | Format-List Name, Description which shows me all the services and their descriptions, but when I added | Where-Object {$_.Description -eq &...
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openibd.service is failed on particular node

Please find the "openibd.service" status. [compute-5 ~]$ sudo systemctl status openibd.service ● openibd.service - openibd - configure Mellanox devices Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/...
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How to correctly enable a service on a CentOs 7 machine using systemctl enable command?

I am not a sysadministrator (I am a software developer) but this time I have to install some agents on some CentOS machines that have to be monitored by Wazuh (a SIEM software) and I have the ...
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WSL2 run xrdp service from Windows

I am trying to start xrdp from Windows with the method described here, but when I run the command wsl sudo service xrdp start, xrdp doesn't start up properly. Running service xrdp status as my linux ...
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NFS server active (exited)

Why my NFS server is stuck in active(exited)? This is the status: $ sudo systemctl status nfs-server.service ● nfs-server.service - NFS server and services Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/...
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32 bit service works Windows 7 not in 10. When Allied Telesis driver is installed the service still starts but no logging is done by the service

There is no real code here that has changed. The service starts at bootup, I have tried the delayed start of the service without luck. I went back to a previous version Build 1607 x64 Windows 10. In ...
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EvtSys service doesn't run at Windows 10 startup

I have a laptop Lenovo L340 with preinstalled Windows 10 Home. I'd like to send logs from this laptop to syslog server on another Linux machine. I'd like to use "Event to Syslog" utility for ...
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Create a service in a Linux Subsystem on Windows 10

I installed correctly WSL2, I'm currently running ubuntu subsystem on windows 10 and I would like to create a service to start a program on startup. The problem is that I cannot use systemctl because ...
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Converting /etc/init.d service to systemd

I am in the process of converting an existing /etc/init.d service to systemd. It seemed to be working but I have encountered a strange issue. The systemd service will happily start with the command &...
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File deleted automatically on abrupt shutdown of windows

After an abrupt shutdown of Windows, we are seeing the pg_ctl.exe file getting deleted automatically. The file is used to start and stop Postgres as a Windows service. Due to this Postgres service ...
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Windows 10 - Which services and Windows features and so on are unnecesary and can be safely disabled? [closed]

I am a Windows power user, tweaker, and tinkerer. I use Windows Explorer, cmd, Control Panel, PowerShell and everything that can be accessed from the Control Panel very often. Recently I have done a ...
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Access Denied - Windows Time Service is not started - how to disable error message

I'm trying to configure a Windows 10 system to send to a customer. It's mostly done, but I've started getting an message after logging in in a dos box as follows: [SC] open service failed 5: Access is ...
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Microsoft Windows Search Indexer running high on CPU, RAM and Disk - Windows 10

This problem started recently on a Windows 10 laptop I was using (with an Intel i7 7th gen and ADATA 8GB RAM). At first I assumed Outlook had a problem since I initially saw that it was running the ...
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Attribute a static public ip to a pod for outband traffic

In my datacenter , i implemented a kubernetes infrastrastructure with 3 workers and one master node . Actually i'm looking to build 5 pods running postfix mail server , but because of risking to be ...
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Shadow Copy services are stopped

On Windows 10, version 20H2, I'm chasing a problem with the IDrive product (which backs up files to their cloud storage). IDrive tech support tells me that the error their product gives me is because ...
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What increases the BIOS Time? Windows 10

I recently reset my Windows 10 PC. The 'last BIOS time' when I checked first was 1.8 seconds (I kept only necessary startup items and services enabled). I used to check it frequently as I was ...
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`systemctl --user disable` for distro-shipped services?

I ran systemctl --user disable tracker-miner-fs.service expecting to see some changes in the filesystem and in the status output, but XUb ~$ systemctl --user disable tracker-miner-fs.service XUb ~$ ...
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Security Center Disable cannot be started

Security center stopped to work and I cannot change it by Windows Services because the tabs are grayed out I'd tried the cmd sfc /scannow also winmgmt /verifyrepository but everything looks fine. Can ...
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Inaccessible boot device Windows 10 after Windows Module Installer installation

As title suggests, I have a Windows 10 machine that is failing to boot, giving the error 'Inaccessible Boot Device'. The only way I can resolve this is to perform a system restore. During this process ...
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The same thing again - Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost.Device.exe

I have the same problem again and again with "Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost.Device.exe" that stopped working (then it was "companionapp.exe", now it's "pluginhost.exe&...
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started seeing this two services suddenly “CDPUserSvc_604aa” and “cbdhsvc_604aa”

I have just installed windows 10 20H2 on my desktop 3 or 4 days ago and below two services "CDPUserSvc_604aa" and "cbdhsvc_604aa" started showing suddenly, please check below ...
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Windows RDP Cannot Open Services

I connect to my office computer via the Remote Desktop and whenever I need to use the services console the UAC prompt opens up twice and it opens up 2 empty "Management Console" windows. ...
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What is the default user for Windows 10 services?

I'm using Sickchill, which runs as a service. Unless I give everyone full control to the show folders, I get a "permission denied" error for the show folder from the Sickchill service. The ...
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Seattle Lab Mail (SLmail) 5.5 port tcp/110 down after being fuzzed in Immunity

Whenever I fuzz the SLmail POP3 service with Immunity debugger and want to restart (Immunity > Debug > Restart) the process tcp/110 port is going to be down even though the process is still ...
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Why and how Task Manager's Services tab hides some services<

On Windows 10, if I open Task Manager, the Services tab, there are not all services I can see in Services.msc. Also, what is Name in msc is Description in Task Manager.. The msc is connected to Local ...
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How to tell a remote connection is in use without connecting to it?

Me and a friend of mine are using a remote Windows 10 Professional machine together. Simultaneous remote connection are not supported, so every time I try to log in and he is logged in, I have to text ...
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PCSCD Service Always Inactive Upon Restart on Ubuntu 18

I have been trying to set up a smart card with an electronic signature to use on an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS machine. It appears to be working. However, there is an issue with the pcscd service that is needed ...
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Configure 2 sshd services

I have the following task: Configure a ssh service so that user special cannot connect through it. Open a ssh server on port 2222 listening to 127.0.0.1. Limit this service so that just user special ...
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Error While Trying to Run Local Service with a specific user: The remote server has been paused or is in the process of being started

I want to run a custom process running as local windows service with a specific user I have created instead of Local System account. I have successfully applied Service Logon permissions and Service ...
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How to enable Server service in Windows 10?

This is a laptop machine provided by the enterprise I work in, it has installed some VPN and monitoring software. Server service is not listed in services manager and Docker refuses to install with ...
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Win10 - how to restore deleted WinRM service?

I have deleted by mistake the WinRM service from a WIN 10 machine, How can I restore it ? Is there some installation \ sc.exe command I can run to recreated it or can it be done by adding windows ...
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systemctl --user doesn't load on startup, even though manual 'start' works well

I have systemctl --user set up, that doesn't activate the service on startup. $ cat .config/systemd/user/syncthing.service [Unit] Description=Syncthing - Open Source Continuous File Synchronization ...
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How can I make SQL Server 2017 retry to start if startup fails?

We have a SQL Server that is used internally for testing. We shut down the server every night to save on Azure costs. Sometimes it fails to startup due to the paths it uses not being available like ...
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atlassian's Bitbucket service unable to start (CentOS 7)

On my CentOS 7 Server i installed Bitbucket, for some reason it crashed two days ago, i am trying to get it back running on my server but faced some difficulties enabling the service with the cmldlets ...
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How to solve error 1068 the dependency service or group failed?

enter image description here I tried to start network list service but Iam getting an dependency error 1068. I tried: •enable related dependency services •modify registry key •repair Nlasvs.dll •reset ...
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run systemctl from php exec command

I am writing small code for my index.php page in which I would like to have a button to execute the start and another one the stop of a service. The problem I have is that this command is not executed....

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