FAQs

Find the answers to your most frequently asked FireDaemon product questions... along with a few Windows questions as well.

How Do I Start Or Stop Services On A Remote Machine?
You can start and stop services (including FireDaemon ones) on other machines in your network. This can be achieved by one of two methods, via the comm...
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016 at 6:49 AM
How Do I Run My Application Off A Mapped Drive or UNC Path with FireDaemon Pro?
You can run an executable as a service under FireDaemon Pro even if that executable resides on a network drive. This article also discusses how to map ne...
Thu, 3 May, 2018 at 12:01 PM
How To Automate Mouse Clicks and Keyboard Strokes
FireDaemon Pro by itself can't send mouse clicks and keyboard strokes to the application it is running. However, it is possible to write an AutoIT sc...
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017 at 12:42 PM
How to Change Your Windows Services Locale
FireDaemon Pro itself does not read locale information set within Windows. However, if you install Windows under one locale and then change it to anot...
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016 at 8:03 AM
How to Obtain the Process ID of a Windows Service
When a FireDaemon service is started, two processes are instantiated - firedaemon.exe and the application you are launching under FireDaemon. Both ...
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016 at 3:49 AM
How to Run a Batch File Once
To run a batch file just once in FireDaemon Pro, first create a new Service Definition for your batch file. Complete the regular fields as you would...
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016 at 8:12 AM
How To View Interactive Services via RDP
Due to Windows design limitations, interactive services (including FireDaemon ones) are only available on the Console Session. This login session is also k...
Thu, 31 May, 2018 at 8:16 AM
FireDaemon Pro Service Quota Limits and Desktop Heap Exhaustion
We are sometimes asked about limitations as to the number of concurrent services that can be run under FireDaemon Pro. FireDaemon Pro imposes no limit on t...
Tue, 4 Jun, 2019 at 3:52 PM
Increasing Service Shutdown Time
The Service Control Manager, which is responsible for starting and stopping services, allows each service 20,000 milliseconds (20 seconds) to shut down. S...
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018 at 3:10 AM
LabWare LIMS Support
Labware LIMS is a Laboratory Information Management System. The vast majority (if not all) of issues related to using FireDaemon Pro to run ...
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016 at 7:56 AM