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From mhamm...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r880673 - /couchdb/trunk/etc/windows/README.txt.tpl
Date Mon, 16 Nov 2009 08:46:38 GMT
Author: mhammond
Date: Mon Nov 16 08:46:33 2009
New Revision: 880673

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=880673&view=rev
Log:
update windows readme about services

Modified:
    couchdb/trunk/etc/windows/README.txt.tpl

Modified: couchdb/trunk/etc/windows/README.txt.tpl
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/couchdb/trunk/etc/windows/README.txt.tpl?rev=880673&r1=880672&r2=880673&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- couchdb/trunk/etc/windows/README.txt.tpl (original)
+++ couchdb/trunk/etc/windows/README.txt.tpl Mon Nov 16 08:46:33 2009
@@ -7,10 +7,15 @@
   and .ini files can be written.  You may like to further restrict these 
   permissions to only the user who will be running couchdb.
 
-* To start couchdb execute couchdb.bat in the 'bin' directory.  A shortcut
-  to this batch file should have been installed.  There is currently no 
-  support for Windows Services etc, but you are encouraged to look at the
-  various tools which allow arbitrary programs to be run as services.
+* The installer offers to install CouchDB as a Windows Service.  If you select
+  this option, the service will run as the "LocalSystem" user and be 
+  configured to start automatically.  You can configure the service properties
+  via the Windows 'Services' applet.
+
+* To start CouchDB in a "console" environment, execute couchdb.bat in the 
+  'bin' directory.  A shortcut to this batch file should have been installed.
+  Don't try and start couchdb this way if the service is running - it will 
+  fail.
 
 * The Futon application which comes with CouchDB does not work with
   Internet Explorer - Mozilla Firefox is generally recommended.



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