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From "McDermid, Robert" <>
Subject Update to "Working With the Jakarta NT Service"
Date Fri, 22 Feb 2002 20:03:07 GMT
In this document it states:

"Notice for JDK 1.3 users: There is a  known problem in JDK 1.3 that affects
Java applications being run as Windows NT services. 
 The bug causes the service to terminate when the currently logged in user 
 logs out. The simplest way to work around this problem is to use JDK 1.2. 
 If your application requires JDK 1.3 features then you  may want to look 
into javaserv or JavaService . Users have reported success with both of
these packages but there may
 be others that work as well."

When I investigated the latest status of this bug, it turns out that a fix
has been provided by
Sun.  It's probably worth adding the following to the above paragraph:

"Starting with version 1.3.1 of the JDK, this problem can be solved by
specifying -Xrs on 
the java command line.  When using jk_nt_service, you can do this
by adding it in the 'wrapper.cmd_line' entry in the

-- Rob McDermid

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