Microsoft Operations Manager

StopService Method

The StopServicemethod sends a service stop control request to the specified Windows NT service and queries the service status to ensure that the service has stopped.

SCManager.StopService(ServiceName Variant, [ComputerName Variant])


Specifies the name of the service to stop.
Specifies the target computer. This parameter is optional. If the target computer is not specified or the parameters is an empty string, the local computer is the target.

Return Value



The StopServicemethod times out after two minutes.

The SCManagerobject should not be used when creating new scripts. It is included only to support existing scripts. For more information about equivalent APIs, see Using Operating System APIs in Scripts.


Windows NT/2000: Requires Windows 2000 or later
Version: Requires MOM 1.0 SP1

See Also

SCManager Object

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