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Re: register a service in Windows

From: BlackSkaven <BlackSkaven(at)gmx(dot)de>
To: "Josi Perez (3T Systems)" <josiperez3t(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: register a service in Windows
Date: 2010-04-22 19:30:09
Message-ID: 4BD0A3C1.2010803@gmx.de (view raw or flat)
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Hello,

just use pg_ctl register ;)

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/interactive/app-pg-ctl.html

Good luck,

Peter

Am 22.04.2010 20:11, schrieb Josi Perez (3T Systems):
> I tried to use SC Windows command (Service Commander) with an
> administrative login, but no success again:
> net user *postgres* mypass /add
> 
> *sc* *create* pgsql-8.4 binpath= "C:\*postgres*\8.4\bin\pg_ctl.exe
> runservice -w -N pgsql-8.4 -D C:\data5\" type=own start=auto
> displayname= "*PostgreSQL* 8.4 p5430" password= mypass
> 
> *sc* start pgsql-8.4
> 
> All commands above give me "Access denied".
> 
> Anyone have a tip? Am I in a wrong list to ask about this?
> Thanks in advance,
> Josi Perez
> 
> 
> 
> 2010/4/19 Josi Perez (3T Systems) <josiperez3t(at)gmail(dot)com
> <mailto:josiperez3t(at)gmail(dot)com>>
> 
>     Hi,
> 
>     I'm trying to start automatically 3 postgresql services in Windows
>     without success.
> 
>     What I already do:
>     1) Install postgres8.4.2 binaries for Windows - ok, this service
>     installs automatically without any action mine;
> 
>     2) Created 2 new clusters:
>     C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4>bin\initdb --pgdata "C:\data5" 
>     --encoding 'UTF8' --locale 'pt_BR.UTF-8' --username postgres
>     C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4>bin\initdb --pgdata "C:\data7" 
>     --encoding 'UTF8' --locale 'pt_BR.UTF-8' --username postgres
> 
>     and changed the postgres.conf contained in each of these directories:
>     in C:\data5:  port=5430
>     in C:\data7:  port=5434
> 
>     3) Started pg_ctl manually and worked with the clusters/databases
>     inside pgAdminIII, including port 5432:
>     C:\data5>"C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\pg_ctl"  -D "C:\data5"
>     -N postgres842w5430  -l logfile5430  start
>     C:\data7>"C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\pg_ctl"  -D "C:\data7"
>     -N postgres842w5434  -l logfile5434  start
> 
>     But, I want to start each cluster automatically.
>     1) If I try to register
>     C:\data5>"C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.4\bin\pg_ctl" register -N
>     "postgres842w5430" -D "C:\data5" -U postgres -P postgres
> 
>     comes the message:
>     can not open the service manager
> 
>     2) In regedit I can see:
>     HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\PostgreSQL\Installations\postgresql-8.4
>     HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\PostgreSQL\Services\pgsql-8.4
> 
>     but, how can I add a new service?
>     In Installations there is a key "Data Directory" - then, to start
>     another cluster I needed to install binary PostgreSQL again with new
>     parameters?
> 
>     3) I tried to left these commands at autoexec.nt without success.
>     4) I tried to use batchrun to add these commands at startup and
>     worked, but I needed an icon to stop the processes.
> 
>     Help.
>     How can I start these 3 data base areas as a service in Windows?
> 
>     Thanks in advance.
>     Josi Perez
> 
> 

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