[wpkg-users] Running WPKG as a service

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Fri Sep 8 13:27:09 CEST 2006

Mark Cairney wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've set up WPKG on my Samba server (mainly to install Thunderbird and 
> Firefox as it's rather tedious having to manually reinstall these every 
> time an update comes out).
> Now I followed the instructions to install a service with srvany at 
> http://www.wpkg.org/index.php/Installation_instructions_-_advanced
> to the letter and at first install it works- wpkg kicks off cscript, 
> runs wpkg.js from the server share and packages install.
> However if I then make changes to the config in packages.xml and then 
> reboot the machine, the service runs (Srvany.exe appears in task 
> manager) but it doesn't spawn any processess. If I then restart the WPKG 
> service it does a resync.
> Is there any way to get it to start the service at user logon so that 
> the service is properly spawned?

Check the Event Log for any errors or warnings?

And try an easier method, i.e. Task Scheduler or WPKG installer.

Tomasz Chmielewski

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