Topic "WinSCP should run for service task"

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Hi Martin,

I`m using version 3.76 of WinSCP on Windows 2000 Server.
I try to add the following command as a service:

"C:\Program Files\WinSCP3\" /command "synchronize remote C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\RBG\WEBGRABBER /data_mgb/ifrs/rbg_pdf" "keepuptodate C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\RBG\WEBGRABBER /data_mgb/ifrs/rbg_pdf"

In command mode it works fine (copy / paste from the registry). The Unix directory "/data_mgb/ifrs/rbg_pdf" will automatically synchronized with the windows directory "C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\RBG\WEBGRABBER". But if I try to add the command with the tool "SvcAdmin.exe" as service, I get the following error message:

Could not start the WINSCP service on Local Computer.
Error 1053: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.

Any idea what`s wrong? Is it possible to add it as service with this version of winscp?
Thank you very much.
Kind regards,

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I do not see a purpose of this. What are you trying to achieve by running WinSCP as service? you cannot run regular application as a service. Services is special kind of programs.
Martin Prikryl

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