Add the application as a service at Windows Server

You can add the service with PowerShell. New-Service and Get-service are available in PowerShell 5, for 'Remove-Service' PowerShell >= 6 required. Otherwise you can use 'sc.exe DELETE MyMegaServiceApplication'. You should execute it with as an administrator. Not any application you can start a service. As a .Net developer, I usually create .Net solutions, in this case you should create application based on 'worker service' template in VS 2022 or any other IDE.

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Fix Gilab runner error: listen_address not defined, metrics & debug endpoints disabled builds=0

The error is:

Configuration loaded builds=0
listen_address not defined, metrics & debug endpoints disabled builds=0
[session_server].listen_address not defined, session endpoints disabled builds=0
In gitlab runners allor “Run untagged jobs: Indicates whether this runner can pick jobs without tags”, set the checkbox correspondingly.

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Truncate log files with PowerShell

It is a very common task to truncate log files. You don't notice them and they reach the limit size always not in the appropriate time. And when this moment occurs, it's much better to have a quick solution to decrease the size of log files. But even much better to clean logs automatically on the schedule.

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