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3534 error starting a service

Posted on 2002-05-29
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Nightly we stop and restart the apache service from a scheduled "at" job.

On our NTs no problem.

On our W2K server, it periodically fails.

The "bat" job issues the net start command but it does not start - no messages in the event log, etc.

I created a "bat" file which looped doing a net stop / net start.  Periodically the net start would fail with the 3534 error.

Noticed that sometimes, even through control panel services, get this error trying to start the service.  Try it a couple more times and it works.
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net helpmsg 3534   reports:

 The service did not report an error.
 The service did not report an error.
 Try the task later. If the problem persists, contact your network administrator.

one of these GREAT M$ messages, leaving the user in the dark ...

I assume that the service (apache) did not respond within a  timeout (specified by M$'s net.exe).
Probably apache took to long to read its config, start threads (or whatever), and open/listen on ports.
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ahoffmann - not at all - I overthought this question/answer - my apologies.

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