[stunnel-users] Multiple Windows Services
Michal.Trojnara at mirt.net
Thu Nov 10 22:22:01 CET 2011
John W wrote:
> First, I was surprised to see that my specified service name (via
> "service =" was ignored), until I eventually found the note in the
> 4.42 changelog about "Removed support for changing Windows Service
> name with "service"". This isn't the end of the world (I changed the
> display name using sc) but it would be very helpful -- and time
> saving -- if the man page was updated to reflect this change.
You're right. This is my fault indeed.
> A bigger issue I ran into is that because the service can't be
> renamed, I can have only one stunnel service installed. The only
> mention of this I found was a reply to a list question saying
> "Running more than one stunnel service has been obsoleted." What was
> the motivation behind this change?
The ultimate goal is to have a separate processes for Windows service
and for GUI. Only allowing for a single service simplifies the
design. Even simple functions such as shutdown on upgrade are quite
complex with multiple services.
> Though I can specify multiple [service] sections in stunnel.conf, I
> see no way to control them individually. It has been useful to have
> separate stunnel (Windows) services installed, which can be stopped
> and started independently.
The solution is to change the configuration file and reload it.
Please let me ask you a question similar to the one you asked me:
What is the motivation behind your requirement to shutdown services
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