|Windows application: sc|
SC is a command line program used for communicating with the NT Service Controller and services.
sc <server> [command] [service name] <option1> <option2>...
The option <server> has the form "\\ServerName".
Further help on commands can be obtained by typing: "sc [command]"
|query||Queries the status for a service, or enumerates the status for types of services.|
|queryex||Queries the extended status for a service, or enumerates the status for types of services.|
|start||Starts a service.
sc start "MyService"
|pause||Sends a PAUSE control request to a service.
sc pause "MyService"
|interrogate||Sends an INTERROGATE control request to a service.|
|continue||Sends a CONTINUE control request to a service.|
|stop||Sends a STOP request to a service.
sc stop "MyService"
|config||Changes the configuration of a service (persistant).|
|description||Changes the description of a service.|
|failure||Changes the actions taken by a service upon failure.|
|qc||Queries the configuration information for a service.|
|qdescription||Queries the description for a service.|
|qfailure||Queries the actions taken by a service upon failure.|
|delete||Deletes a service (from the registry).
sc delete "MyService"
|create||Creates a service. (adds it to the registry).
sc create "MyService" binPath= "C:\Tools\myservice\test.exe" start= "auto"
Note 1: Must put a space between binPath= and "c:\..".
Note 2: Must put a space between start= and "auto".
|control||Sends a control to a service.|
|sdshow||Displays a service's security descriptor.|
|sdset||Sets a service's security descriptor.|
|GetDisplayName||Gets the DisplayName for a service.|
|GetKeyName||Gets the ServiceKeyName for a service.|
|EnumDepend||Enumerates Service Dependencies.|
The following commands don't require a service name:
sc <server> <command> <option>
|boot||(ok | bad) Indicates whether the last boot should be saved as the last-known-good boot configuration|
|Lock||Locks the Service Database|
|QueryLock||Queries the LockStatus for the SCManager Database|