RunExeSvc -- Run Any Program as a Windows NT4/2000/XP Service
RunExeSvc is a free utility that runs any Windows executables,
mostly server programs, as Windows NT services. It features:
Runs any executable programs on Windows NT4/2000/XP.
Can specify start up directory and run-time environment variables.
System environment variables can be inherited, and variable names can be
used in other variable definitions.
Has debugging support; user can see the run-time environment at run
time before the executable is launched.
A user-friendly GUI admin tool provides no-brainer set up.
For details, see the User's Guide. Essentially,
this utility includes a service runner, called RunExeSvc.exe, and
an admin tool RunExeSvcAdmin.exe. RunExeSvc.exe works
behind the scene; it is a generic NT service program that runs your executable.
RunExeSvcAdmin.exe is a GUI program to configure your services.
All you have to do is to provide a service name and a start-up
script. The following is a sample script that runs a Java web server.
This script is available when click on the "Sample" button in the admin tool.
# A sample script
# when debug=true, RunExeSvc.exe will show all variables first
# this is the service's current directory
# The original system classpath and JAVA_HOME should be valid!
# This service is a java web server with default configuration
cmdline=$JAVA_HOME$injavaw.exe judo http_server.judo