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Starting an ArcSDE for Coverages service in the services panel returns:
Could not start the ArcSde Service(esri_cov) service on Local Computer.
Error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start.
The Net Logon service is only active if the computer is configured as part of a Microsoft domain. Computers configured as part of a workgroup are unable to run this service.
sdeservice -o delete [-i <instance>] [-q]
C:\>sdeservice -o delete -i esri_cov
Delete SDE Service SDE Service(esri_cov)? ARE YOU SURE (Y/N)?: y
Successfully deleted SDE Service(esri_cov) service
sdeservice -o create -p "<password>;;<layer_admin_password>"
[-q] [-H <sde_directory>]
[-u <service_user>] [-P <service_user_password>]
C:\>sdeservice -o create -p "milk;;cookies" -H d:\esri\arcexe80\arcsde -i esri_cov -u username -P password
Successfully created and registered esri_cov service
For more information on these commands, see the 'ArcSDE for Coverages 8 Administration Guide', available on the CD-ROM.