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Q&A: Why Doesn’t AlwaysUp Restart my Application?

  My company uses AlwaysUp to run 4 applications on our lab server. Every few weeks, one of the applications stops running and I have to log in and restart it. Why doesn’t AlwaysUp automatically restart it? Here is what I … Continue reading

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Q&A: Why doesn’t Srvany Close my Application when I Stop the Service?

  We use Srvany to run our Java application as a service. It starts fine but when we stop the service our Java application does not close. We have to kill the java.exe process in Task Manager. That’s not supposed to … Continue reading

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Service Protector 7.0: Informative Email Alerts, Sanity Check Options and More

Are you responsible for a temperamental Windows Service? If so, you should definitely check out the latest version of Service Protector — the easiest way to achieve 100% uptime today. Here’s what’s new in this release: Email alerts include recent … Continue reading

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3 Proven Ways to Send Email from a Windows Service (Without Outlook)

Not all Outlook functions work from a Windows Service Calling Outlook from a Windows Service can be problematic. Even though many operations work fine, Microsoft has issued some pointed advice for customers looking to run any Office application in the … Continue reading

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Q&A: What changed with my Windows Services?

  How can I tell if someone updated the services on our Windows 2019 server? Do you have any tools for that? — Sheldon P. Hi Sheldon. Since Windows Services run with high privileges, it’s very important to keep an eye … Continue reading

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