[aprssig] Additional IGates ?

Phillip B. Pacier ad6nh at arrl.net
Mon Mar 21 14:18:59 CST 2005

Scott Miller wrote:

>>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
>The advantage of writing a real, native service is that you get logging in
>Event Viewer, and that it'll handle service control requests more cleanly.
>Pretty much all a wrapper can do is start and stop a program - I haven't
>seen one that'll handle pause and continue requests, for example.  Still, a
>service wrapper beats the heck out of running it on the desktop.
Yes, and this one still shoes up in the Event logs.  I agree it's not as 
good as a 100% true service, but it has worked rather well for me.

Phil - AD6NH

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