[stunnel-users] Stunnel as windows service doesn't start on restart.

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Mon Sep 22 19:20:27 CEST 2014


Using Stunnel on several Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 machines (all such 
machines are X64 as the OS is only released as X64).

During August of 2014 I reported in this forum the current version of 
Stunnel would not function as a service under the above OS, even if 
using a delayed start, it might run but it would not work.  I reverted 
to using version 4.35, which did work properly.

Pierre DeLagge was kind enough to provide me with a copy of his patched 
Stunnel 5.02, which I am still using and which is working flawlessly on 
my production servers.  No delayed start required.

I am wondering if Pierre's 5.02 patch has been incorporated into the 
most recently released Stunnel, 5.04?  Has anyone been successful in 
getting the most current version to actually work under the above 
environment without delaying the start of the service?

Just to add a little color and background to the story, I am using the 
native WS2008R2SP1 SMTP server on each machine, in conjunction with 
Stunnel, so as to forward OS event notifications through a gmail account.



On 09.22.2014 06:54, John Smith wrote:
> I tried 5.04. on Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Service Pack 1 x64
>
>
> Same issue. Service shows as started, but no log. If I go manual 
> restart it works.
>
> Have to put delayed startup.
>
> On 18 September 2014 16:15, John Smith <java.dev.mtl at gmail.com 
> <mailto:java.dev.mtl at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     For now i'm happy with 5.03 Already in production so I will have
>     to wait next time! :)
>
>     On 17 September 2014 17:10, Michal Trojnara
>     <Michal.Trojnara at mirt.net <mailto:Michal.Trojnara at mirt.net>> wrote:
>
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>         Jose Alf. wrote:
>         > Regarding stunnel service dependencies, If you read the 5.04
>         beta
>         > announcement, the dependency is created automatically now
>         when you
>         > install stunnel as a service. Please give it a try. Looks
>         like it
>         > works for me.
>         >
>         > Thanks to Mike for implementing that.
>
>         Thank you for testing it.
>
>         Best regards,
>                 Mike
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