Windows Service Management

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Windows Service Management

The action "Windows Service Management" allows you to control a service on a local or remote host.

General Settings

Action is enabled

This option sets whether the action will be executed or not.


The name of the action (max. 255 characters). Choose a meaningful name to clearly identify the action.


An optionally description for the action (max. 512 characters).

Enable Logging

This option sets if the execution of the action should be logged to the action log.

Connection Settings


Here you can choose a host in your network on which you want to control a service. Also you can enter the host name or its IP address manually (max. 255 characters).


Here you can either select an existing credential set or create a new one by inserting a display name, an username and a password.

Service Settings

Service Name

From this list you can choose the service you want to control or enter its name manually (max. 255 characters).


Here you can choose which operation you want to perform. You can choose between:






Handle Dependencies

This option determines whether to stop or restart also services which depend on the actual one. If deactivated, the action will fail when other services depend on the actual one because it cannot be stopped in this case.