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    Ho do I Stop and Start Services on a Remote Computer using the net stop command in a batch file?

    Thanks in advance,

    BS

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    Re: Stopping and Starting Services on a Remote Computer

    if XP or 2003 use the sc command

    For example:
    sc \\machine stop "Service name"
    sc \\machine start "Service name"

    Code:
    C:\>sc
    DESCRIPTION:
            SC is a command line program used for communicating with the
            Service Control Manager and services.
    USAGE:
            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]"
            Commands:
              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.
              pause-----------Sends a PAUSE control request to a service.
              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.
              config----------Changes the configuration of a service (persistent).
              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).
              create----------Creates a service. (adds it to the registry).
              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
    EXAMPLE:
            sc start MyService
    
    Would you like to see help for the QUERY and QUERYEX commands? [ y | n ]:
    y
    
    QUERY and QUERYEX OPTIONS:
            If the query command is followed by a service name, the status
            for that service is returned.  Further options do not apply in
            this case.  If the query command is followed by nothing or one of
            the options listed below, the services are enumerated.
        type=    Type of services to enumerate (driver, service, all)
                 (default = service)
        state=   State of services to enumerate (inactive, all)
                 (default = active)\n"
        bufsize= The size (in bytes) of the enumeration buffer
                 (default = 4096)
        ri=      The resume index number at which to begin the enumeration\n"
                 (default = 0)
        group=   Service group to enumerate
                 (default = all groups)
    
    SYNTAX EXAMPLES
    sc query                - Enumerates status for active services & drivers
    sc query messenger      - Displays status for the messenger service
    sc queryex messenger    - Displays extended status for the messenger service
    sc query type= driver   - Enumerates only active drivers
    sc query type= service  - Enumerates only Win32 services
    sc query state= all     - Enumerates all services & drivers
    sc query bufsize= 50    - Enumerates with a 50 byte buffer
    sc query ri= 14         - Enumerates with resume index = 14
    sc queryex group= \"\"    - Enumerates active services not in a group
    sc query type= service type= interact - Enumerates all interactive services
    sc query type= driver group= NDIS     - Enumerates all NDIS drivers
    
    
    C:\>
    Marcel
    Technical Consultant
    Netherlands
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