Technical FAQs

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

Useful Windows Service Control Utilities
Windows comes with a set of service control utilities that can make running FireDaemon Pro services easier. Here are a few examples. sc.exe sc.exe...
Thu, 11 Aug, 2016 at 3:09 AM
Using Subst Mapped Drives in FireDaemon Pro
FireDaemon Pro can run applications off drives that have been mapped with subst (or applications that require a subst drive for some part of their ...
Thu, 11 Aug, 2016 at 3:27 AM
What are Windows Service Applications?
See these MSDN Articles:   Introduction to Windows Service Applications What is a Service Application?
Thu, 11 Aug, 2016 at 3:31 AM
What Is The RunAs Service?
The RunAs service allows you to run an application as different user. You typically launch applications in this mode via the command line or shortcut. The ...
Wed, 9 May, 2018 at 7:34 AM
Which Operating Systems Does FireDaemon Pro Run On?
This information has been moved and can be found in the FireDaemon Pro manual.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017 at 8:11 AM
wxWidgets Applications and Graceful Shutdown (WM_CLOSE)
If you are writing applications to run as services under FireDaemon utilising the wxWidgets library, you may run into problems when the application is shut...
Thu, 5 Nov, 2020 at 10:20 AM
Windows Event Log Error: api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing
FireDaemon software products rely on the Microsoft Windows Visual Studio C++ Redistributable to work properly. When you install FireDaemon software products...
Wed, 4 Jan, 2017 at 5:23 PM
Configuring FireDaemon Services With Ansible 2.3 Or Later
Ansible 2.3 introduces a number of enhancements to the win_service module. If you are using Ansible to automate the installation of FireDaemon Pro services ...
Sun, 8 Nov, 2020 at 9:33 AM
Adjusting the Automatic (Delayed Start) services delay time at system boot
How to adjust the Automatic (Delayed Start) services delay time at system boot To speed up the Windows boot process, Microsoft introduced Automatic (Delaye...
Tue, 7 May, 2024 at 2:40 AM
Configuring Nginx To Securely Reverse Proxy Requests To FireDaemon Fusion
Nginx is a high performance load balancer, web server and reverse proxy. You can configure Nginx to accept and reverse proxy requests to FireDaemon Fusion. ...
Mon, 25 Oct, 2021 at 4:28 PM