cygrunsrv interactive?

Igor Peshansky
Wed Jan 10 15:44:00 GMT 2007

On Wed, 10 Jan 2007, Max Kipness wrote:

> Hello,
> I've been trying to use CYGRUNSRV to run an application that runs in a
> loop and basically just contacts a socket server every 15 seconds. I've
> tried various options to install the service so that it can run as
> SYSTEM and interactive.
> When starting the app with an appropriate user in the domain or local
> computer, the service runs fine, however when running it as SYSTEM with
> or without INTERACTIVE set, it fails stating that the program has
> terminated unexpectedly.
> When I use another utility, RunAsSvc.exe, the same program runs just
> fine as SYSTEM and INTERACTIVE. The only problem with this utility is
> that even though it allows batch installation, it does not allow you to
> set INTERACTIVE via batch commands, and CYGRUNSRV does.
> Why would an app run with as a user, but not as SERVICE if the app runs
> a infinite While loop?
> Any tips to get this working?

Yes.  Start here:

> Problem reports:

In particular, the output of "cygcheck -svr" (attached to your reply, as
requested on the above page) would be helpful in diagnosing your problem.
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