[Vm-dev] Win32 VM Service facility broken?
eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 18:35:14 UTC 2009
On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 10:09 AM, Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de> wrote:
> Eliot Miranda wrote:
>> Why not simply provide a command-line argument and require that to be
>> supplied to contact the service manager?
> Obviously that was the very first thing I tried way back when. Only to find
> out that there is no way to do just that (i.e., to pass in an argument to
> the service registration that would be passed along with the launch of the
> executable). As a consequence, I had to store the arguments (image name etc)
> in the registry and read them from there. If that has changed in later
> windows versions please point me to the appropriate documentation.
Editing the registry is apparently the way you have to do it. See e.g.
search for srvany.exe). But in the registry (as explained in
WebServerConfig.pdf) you can supply a command line and there-in include a
command-line parameter to tell the VM it is being run as a service.
Windows, an enterprise-ready operating system... with drive letters. Yeah,
> - Andreas
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