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From Leszek Gawron <>
Subject Re: Starting Cocoon as a windows service
Date Sun, 31 Oct 2004 18:06:16 GMT
Upayavira wrote:
> Tony Collen wrote:
>> Ralph Goers wrote:
>>> What you really need to do is to start your servlet container as a 
>>> windows
>>> system service.  I don't know if any of them provide support for 
>>> that, but
>>> if not, you should be able to implement a C/C++ win32 program to do 
>>> that.
>> Tomcat will install and run as a service, which is really handy.  Use 
>> TC5 for faster startup/restart times.
>> If you want to run something else, like Jetty, as a service, there are 
>> Windows utilities that run apps as a service.  Just Google around.
> In fact, Jetty comes with a tool for doing just this. It may well come 
> in the Jetty-extra package, not sure. It is in the extra\win32 folder 
> called Wrapper.exe. Don't know the licence on it, but you can use it to 
> start any Java app as a service.

in fact the wrapper.exe shipped with Jetty is a [1]Java Service Wrapper 
by TanukiSoftware which can wrap any java application as win32 service.


Leszek Gawron                         

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