RsyncServer Service does not start on a Windows Server 2003
Today I got a error message from our monitoring that Rsync Service on one of our server doesn’t run. Reinstalling the service does not solve the problem. I could start the service but after some seconds the service stopped again.
The Event Log shows the following information:
==============================Event Type: InformationEvent Source: RsyncServerEvent Category: NoneEvent ID: 0Date: 22.12.2009Time: 08:30:52User: WEB-WIN-xxx-xxx\SvcCWRSYNCComputer: WEB-WIN-xxx-xxxDescription:The description for Event ID ( 0 ) in Source ( RsyncServer ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The following information is part of the event: RsyncServer: PID 1856: `RsyncServer’ service stopped, exit status: 11.==============================
- Delete the .pid file in the cwrsync directory (in our case this is: C:\Program Files\ICW)
- now start the service