Coffeehouse Thread

2 posts

Forum Read Only

This forum has been made read only by the site admins. No new threads or comments can be added.

Windows Services Problem

Back to Forum: Coffeehouse
  • User profile image
    Ion Todirel

    i have a Windows Service (default settings), with this code inside OnStart method:

    protected override void OnStart(string[] args)
    tw = new StreamWriter(@"C:\test_service.txt", true);
    .WriteLine("Service started at: " + DateTime.Now.ToString());

    in ServiceProcessInstaller, Account = LocalService (or NetworkService), what code should i have in OnStart method to run service? (without warning: The ... service on Local Computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they have no work to do. for example, the Performance Logs and Alerts service.)

    don't tell me change Account to LocalSystem.

  • User profile image

    Well, if the file isn't written, it is likely a permission issue for the localservice account in the C:\ root.

    Other than that your service would start, write the file, and stop, because I believe the thread is done...

    If you want it to keep going you need to have a thread still going... I usually kick off worker threads for the services I have written.

Conversation locked

This conversation has been locked by the site admins. No new comments can be made.