I am totally new to Windows Services and I need to write one in vb.net that simply calls a vb.net Windows application. The Windows App is a small program that runs continuously, monitoring messages and running timed reports. It has a user interface for the administrator to just show the event log and so you can see when the next timed event will be.
I need this app to always be running on the server even when the administrator has logged off and it needs to always start again if the server has been restarted for any reason, hence I thought a service that calls it would be the best way to do it.
I have created a vb.net Windows Service project, added a service installer, set the starttype to automatic but I am not sure where or how to "shell" to my app (Process.start I think?)
Any help would be much appreciated!