[RADIATOR] Radiator service install on Windows Server 2016 leaves a NOT_STOPPABLE service

Sami Keski-Kasari samikk at open.com.au
Tue Jan 10 13:28:58 UTC 2017

Hello Robert,

Thank you for reporting this.
It seems that there are some changes in Windows server 2016 service 
manager defaults.
In windows server 2016 service must declare controls that it accepts.

We need to test this before putting it to the patches a little bit more 
with other windows versions.

In meanwhile, you can manually edit Win32Service.pm by adding following 
lines marked in + before StartService():

  sub service
+    &Win32::Daemon::AcceptedControls(SERVICE_ACCEPT_STOP|
+                                    SERVICE_ACCEPT_SHUTDOWN|
+                                    SERVICE_ACCEPT_PAUSE_CONTINUE);

Best Regards,

On 08/01/2017 20.22, Robert Fisher wrote:
> Running into a new issue.   We're replacing our older machines
> with some new ones running Windows Server 2016 -- I've also
> replaced our use of ActivePerl with Strawberry as I finally saw
> that ActiveState had changed their license.
> Everything seems to behave normally, except when I install
> the services via the Win32::Daemon -service -installservice,
> the services it creates will start with the NOT_STOPPABLE,
> Of course I can still kill the individual perl processes with
> taskkill, but I would prefer to be able to stop and start
> the processes via the services tools (net start|stop,
> sc start|stop, and services.msc).
> The only other differences I've noted is that with the
> Strawberry instance, I'm actually running 64 bit perl
> application so i had to shift my DSNs from 32 to 64 bit,
> and that on my older Win2008 R2 box, the reg keys
> HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Radiator,
> have two subkeys, Enum and Security, which do not
> exist with the install on Win2016; however, I do not
> remember if these were created by the install or if
> I had simply copied what I used in earlier win32
> service installations utilizing instsrv.exe and srvany.exe.
> So far, I've not found what triggers this state.  Has anyone
> else ran into this or have suggestions?

Sami Keski-Kasari <samikk at open.com.au>

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