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Custom Made NT Service – VB.NET

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I’ve developed a small Custom Made NT Service that will allow you to start, monitor, restart and troubleshoot all sort of files that need to be up at all times.
This NT Service can monitor an unlimited number of processes, in my case I use it to monitor 2 Etherpad Lite and 1 qwebirc.

If you like it, you may also try to improve it (I wrote it in a few hours) and post it back here.

I had to PDF it because WordPress doesn’t allow to post a zip file SVCMonitor.vb app.config.



Written by zantoro

January 24, 2013 at 10:54 pm

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  1. […] always up (even after a restart) and an easy way to allow our monitoring via WMI. I wrote a little Wrapper Service in which not only starts and monitor the responsiveness of the service but automatically restarts it […]

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