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From "Boyle Owen" <Owen.Bo...@swx.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Controlling an external program using Apache
Date Mon, 27 Nov 2006 14:03:09 GMT
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: shahid [mailto:s.shaheed@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Monday, November 27, 2006 1:50 PM
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Controlling an external program 
> using Apache
> 
> It is WINDOWS. In UNIX, it can be done by modfiying the 
> init.d scripts, but It needs to be done in windows. 
>  
> It is not possible by adding the dependencies in windows 
> service manager. That's why I wanted to know whether any 
> provision is available in Apache or not.

Luckily, apache is open-source. So either write a module, as Nick
suggests, or simply add a few steps to httpd.c to start and stop your
external process at the appropriate point.

Rgds,
Owen Boyle
Disclaimer: Any disclaimer attached to this message may be ignored. 

>  
>  
>  
> Regards,
> Shahid
> 
>  
> On 11/27/06, Boyle Owen <Owen.Boyle@swx.com> wrote: 
> 
> 	> -----Original Message-----
> 	> From: shahid [mailto:s.shaheed@gmail.com ]
> 	> Sent: Monday, November 27, 2006 11:18 AM
> 	> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> 	> Subject: [users@httpd] Controlling an external 
> program using Apache
> 	>
> 	> I am a newbie.
> 	>
> 	>
> 	> I have the following requirements with Apache 2.2.
> 	>
> 	>
> 	> 1) An executable needs to be started when Apache has started
> 	> 2) The same executable needs to be stopped when 
> Apache is going to 
> 	> shutdown.
> 	>
> 	>
> 	> I would like to know whether any provision is available in
> 	> Apache configuration or not.
> 	
> 	Not in the config.
> 	
> 	> Please let me know if they is any way to achieve this 
> requirement. 
> 	
> 	Which OS? I assume Unix...
> 	
> 	Edit the apachectl script and put in a couple of lines line to
> 	start/stop your program at the same time as apache.
> 	
> 	Rgds,
> 	Owen Boyle
> 	Disclaimer: Any disclaimer attached to this message may 
> be ignored. 
> 	
> 	>
> 	>
> 	> Your help will be really appreciated.
> 	>
> 	>
> 	> Looking for early responses.
> 	>
> 	>
> 	> Thanks & Regards,
> 	> Shahid
> 	>
> 	>
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