A public beta of the upcoming version 3.5.2 is now available for testing. This beta update corrects reported errors and includes support for the upcoming macOS 11 Big Sur from Apple. A further change is the continued reduction of the certificate lifetime to 1 year as of September 1, 2020, as forced by Apple and […]
We published Lights-Out 3.5.1 bug fix update today. This updated address a few issues which have been reported after the release of version 3.5.0. Bugs fixed Remove power action after backup for community editionMissing client wake-up by timer if server/NAS is offlineClient backup via calendar may fail to startLong delay if console is switched to […]
Today we are publishing two hotfix updates for the recent Lights-Out 3 release. Lights-Out 3.0.1 Update for Windows and Synology DSM Update 3.0.1 addresses some issues reported after the initial release of 3.0: #780958 Renaming IP device does not work (Console/Dashboard) #780958 Manually added device does not update first detected/last seen fields (Console/Dashboard) #772784 High DPI scaling […]
We published two updates yesterday. Lights-Out 2.5.3 and Lights-Out Mobile on Android 184.108.40.20661. Important: Prepare for Lights-Out 3! Lights-Out 3 will soon be available. If you have up-to-date “maintenance and support”, you’re ready to upgrade to Lights-Out 3 for free. If your “maintenance and support” has expired and you wish to upgrade to Lights-Out 3, […]
Lights-Out 2.5.2 maintenance release is now available. Lights-Out 2.5.2 addresses issues reported by our customers. #764356, Timer removed after Standby #466884 Fixed Console does no longer show recorded events #638492 Fixed unreliable wake-ups (tasks missed) #550438 Improved backup history (missing backups results) Fixed parameter “-update” for LightsOut2.Server.SSL application Fixed bug with downloading updates Improved handling […]
We published Lights-Out 2.5.1 maintenance release today. This is a minor bug fix release and addresses issues reported by our customers. #354962 Fixed failing login after server rename or domain join #200111 Fixed scaling issues in Remote Desktop from High DPI system to server #491426 Fixed client installer warning “RemoteRegistry Service not running” #252270 Fixed […]
Today we published a Lights-Out maintenance release 2.0.3 which fixes issues reported by our users since release of 2.0.2. What’s new in Lights-Out maintenance release 2.0.3? With the previous Lights-Out maintenance release 2.0.2 we enabled the use of the modern TLS protocols 1.2 and 1.1. During the initial phase, the client and server select the […]
Today we published a Lights-Out maintenance release 2.0.2 which fixes issues reported by our users since release of 2.0.1. See below for a complete list of all fixes. It also includes a new console feature and a server feature to monitor Windows Updates. What’s new in Lights-Out maintenance release 2.0.2? Console The console does now […]
Today we published maintenance release 2.0.1 which fixes issues reported by our users since release of 2.0.0. See below for a complete list of all fixes. It also includes a new feature which allows waking multiple computers. What’s new in maintenance release 2.0.1? In this release, we added one new feature which was already available […]
This post discusses several solutions to fix the “service is not running” error message seen on a Lights-Out server or a Lights-Out Client.
There are two different sources for this error. First an internal program error which crashes the service. This type of error should be reported to support and is not discussed here. Secondly a service which fails to start within the standard 30 seconds limit. This happens after a (re)-boot of your machine and is handled in this post.