Register as a Windows Service

To register Gitea as a Windows service, open a command prompt (cmd) as an Administrator, then run the following command:

sc create gitea start= auto binPath= ""C:\gitea\gitea.exe" web --config "C:\gitea\custom\conf\app.ini""

Do not forget to replace C:\gitea with the correct Gitea directory.

Open “Windows Services”, search for the service named “gitea”, right-click it and click on “Run”. If everything is OK Gitea will be reachable on http://localhost:3000 (or the port that was configured).

Unregister as a service

To unregister Gitea as a service, open a command prompt (cmd) as an Administrator and run:

sc delete gitea