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ServiceInstall (Function)
In French: ServiceInstalle
Installs a Windows service or a Linux daemon according to the information given in the members of the Service variable.
This service/daemon can be found on the local computer or on a remote computer.
Versions 15 and later
WINDEVLinux This function is now available for the WINDEV applications in Linux.
WEBDEV - Server codeLinux This function is now available for the WEBDEV sites in Linux.
New in version 15
WINDEVLinux This function is now available for the WINDEV applications in Linux.
WEBDEV - Server codeLinux This function is now available for the WEBDEV sites in Linux.
WINDEVLinux This function is now available for the WINDEV applications in Linux.
WEBDEV - Server codeLinux This function is now available for the WEBDEV sites in Linux.
// Example for installing MantaManager
lsExePath is string
lsExePath = """D:\HF Server\MantaManager.exe"""
Service.Description = "Test for installing MantaManager"
Service.Type = serviceTypeSimple
Service.Startup = serviceStartupAutomatic
Service.StartupError = serviceErrorLog
Service.CommandLine = lsExePath + "--SERVICE"
Service.User = "Flora"
Service.Password = "test"
IF ServiceInstall("MantaManager") = False THEN
Error("ServiceInstall('MantaManager'). '"  + ErrorInfo(errFullDetails) + "'")
ELSE
Info("OK")
END
Syntax
<Result> = ServiceInstall(<Service Name> [, <Remote Computer>])
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the setup was requested,
  • False otherwise. To find out the error details, use ErrorInfo.
<Service Name>: Character string (with quotes)
Name of the service to install.
<Remote Computer>: Optional character string (with quotes)
IP address of the remote computer in xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx format (returned by NetIPAddress) or name of the remote computer (returned by NetMachineName).
This parameter is used to install a service on another computer. To use this option, the user must be administrator of the remote computer.
If this parameter is not specified or if it corresponds to an empty string (""), the service is handled locally.
Remarks

Limitations

  • Windows From Windows Vista with the UAC mechanism enabled, ServiceInstall requires the administrator rights
  • Linux ServiceInstall requires to be run with the rights of the 'root' user.
  • Windows The functions for service management do not operate in the following operating systems: Windows 98 or Me.

Starting the service

ServiceInstall does not automatically start the service after its setup. To start a service, use ServiceStart.
Linux

Manual setup of a Linux service

If ServiceInstall cannot be used, you have the ability to use the following Linux comands:
  • list the services:
    • Ubuntu: use the Service command
    • list the "/etc/init.d" directory:
      ls /etc/init.d

      Each service will have a binary file installed in this directory.
  • find out the status of a service:
    /etc/init.d/nameService status
  • stop a service:
    /etc/init.d/nameService stop
  • start a service:
    /etc/init.d/nameService start
Components
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and Queries wd230std.dll
Linux wd230std.so
Minimum required version
  • Version 12
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