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ProcessAlive – Automatically restart crashed programs

Home Forums Product Support ProcessAlive – Automatically restart crashed programs

This topic contains 84 replies, has 15 voices, and was last updated by  Phobos 3 weeks ago.

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  • #8061 Reply

    ijam
    Participant

    any updates?
    thanks.

    #8067 Reply

    Shane Gowland
    Keymaster

    Just uploaded 0.6 which adds basic support for commandline arguments. You can currently only specify one per process.

    I’ve also fixed a bug causing Windows to bluescreen when ProcessAlive attempts to open a 32bit Piriform product on x64 Windows. Apparently Piriform doesn’t limit the number of child processes their products are allowed to create; which leads to a Fork-bomb-like DDOS.

    #8074 Reply

    ijam
    Participant

    tested works as expected.

    thanks.

    #8114 Reply

    Laurie
    Participant

    Is there any support for Win8? I ran the software and the ‘save list to a file’ check box does not actually create a file and ticking the ‘start with windows’ check box creates an error : http://i.imgur.com/eISy1.png
    Cheers – great app.

    #8115 Reply

    Shane Gowland
    Keymaster

    It seems Microsoft have removed support for creating startup entries (via the registry) in Windows 8. You might need to use the Windows Task Scheduler to handle this functionality.

    The ‘save list to a file’ option usually starts working when the app has administrator rights. For some bizarre reason, Windows considers writing a text file to be dangerous behaviour.

    Once I get a Windows 8 test machine set up; I’ll look at resolving these issues. It will be at least a couple of months though.

    #8116 Reply

    Laurie
    Participant

    No problem. Thank you for the prompt reply!

    #8126 Reply

    Cameron514
    Participant

    First off ~~Great Program~~ Had our devs’ working on a Sevice but no need anymore cause you guys ROCK~!

    I am in the process of converting all our old Dell Boxes to work as Thin Stations.
    This program was the last peace of the puzzle(or so I had hoped).
    Is there anyway to set the program to not only start ,but run with the pre-configured
    settings. For example* It is set to start on windows start up and the list/program has been saved (Path the the Thin Client APP) However when I do not have Explorer.exe set as the shell it does not start Automatically.
    So the way i chose to get around that is to run it as a Task via Task scheduler.
    but this simply opens the Program and doesn’t start.

    So, to re-clarify my question: Is there a way to configure the program (maybe that .INI file) to start the “Keep these programs alive…” thingumabob

    Thanks for your time,
    Cameron

    #8127 Reply

    Shane Gowland
    Keymaster

    If you’re using the Task Scheduler, make sure you add the “/AUTO” commandline switch which tells ProcessAlive to start monitoring.

    #8128 Reply

    Shaun
    Participant

    Is it possible to add a delay timer?
    I mean the amount of second or minutes PA checks if the program is running?

    We have a particular program that when exited or even crashes our scripts auto run procs to clean log files.

    So even when the program is exited normally we still have to wait 1 min before restarting it until all logs/procs have been run.

    If I am missing a cmd augment for delay please let me know.
    Thank You

    #8129 Reply

    Shane Gowland
    Keymaster

    Shaun; there isn’t currently a delay option. It wouldn’t be overly difficult to add though. If I’m not too tired later, I’ll see if I can whip something up.

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