Windows service in production?

Grummble grrrrr at rrrrr.com
Fri Aug 19 04:24:44 CEST 2011


On 08/16/2011 12:32 AM, snorble wrote:
> Anyone know of a Python application running as a Windows service in
> production? I'm planning a network monitoring application that runs as
> a service and reports back to the central server. Sort of a heartbeat
> type agent to assist with "this server is down, go check on it" type
> situations.
>

I modified something similar to:
http://code.activestate.com/recipes/551780-win-services-helper/
and it was in production for several years without any issues.

Specifically it processed orders generated by a customer's MRP system, 
delivered to us via LPR, then processed into a format our in house 
windows hosted picking/shipping system could digest. Availability was a 
*major* requirement, and it worked flawlessly.






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