[aprssig] Additional IGates ?

Phillip B. Pacier ad6nh at arrl.net
Mon Mar 21 13:59:17 CST 2005

Scott Miller wrote:

>I wish more Windows programmers would pay attention to this.  A network
>service like an IGate has no business running in the GUI.  It needs to be
>written as a service, capable of running without a user logged on.  APRSD
>does this quite well under Linux.  I think I've heard that Javaprsrv can be
>run as a service - but that might have been true only when used with the
>generic service wrapper from the resource kit.  Does anyone know if it'll
>run as a native Windows service?
Yes it will.  There is a program called JavaService 
http://www.multiplan.co.uk/software/javaservice/downloads.html that 
allows you to set any java program as an NT service.  I run all of the 
APRSCA servers as background services on Windows 2k Server.  Works very 

Phil - AD6NH

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