[Box Backup] Windows service starts and immediately stops.

Chris Wilson boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Sun Oct 22 23:16:54 BST 2006

Hi David,

> Thanks. That now told me which file was the problem.
> It was the pid file. I created the bbackupd directory using mkdir from Cygwin,
> but apparently it didn't have sufficient permissions for the service. (For
> whatever reason it had sufficient permissions for running directly from
> cmd.exe).

The service runs as the LocalSystem user, but when you run Box Backup from 
the command line, it runs under your own user account (perhaps 

> Maybe a good idea to add a note to the wiki? Although now that the error 
> is there in the event log, it'll be easier for people to fix.

Thanks for the suggestion, I've done so.

> Thanks again for the quick and helpful response.

You're welcome.

Cheers, Chris.
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