Server applications - avoiding sleep

Lev Elbert elbertlev at
Sun Mar 19 13:49:27 EST 2006

You can make it a service, which has an advantage, that it survives logouts. 
SOME PROGRAMMING IS REQIURED. If I need something running the "fast and 
dirty" way, I run a regular python application as window application (start 
As a way o communication (start, stop, pause) I use tray. If you nee an 
example of such a program, I can send one.

"rodmc" <userprogoogle-139 at> wrote in message 
news:1142429205.440380.294650 at
>I have written a small server application (for Windows) which handles
> sending and receiving information from an instant messaging client and
> a database. This server needs to run 24/7, however it stops when the
> computer screen is locked.
> I assume there is a way to make it run in the background 24/7 but how
> do I go about doing this?
> At present the application runs from within a wxPython GUI, however
> this is only used to start and stop it. It could be entire faceless and
> the GUI only used to execute it.
> Best,
> rod

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