Updating Service Entry(2 posts)
I'd like to be able to toggle a service's start_type from AUTO to DEMAND.
It doesn't look like Win32::Daemon can do that, except with a DeleteService() followed by a CreateService() which I'd like to avoid.
I've been told that there are Win32::Service extensions that might help
ThanksPosted 9 years ago #
You can either use Win32::Lanman's ChangeServiceConfig() method or Win32::Daemon's ConfigureService() method. The latter is discussed in chapter 8 of my second book "Win32 Perl Scripting: The Administrator's Handbook" (http://www.roth.net/books/handbook/). Example 8.5 from the book briefly demonstrates how to modify a service's configuration. In your case, however, you would want to change the name of the service in the %ServiceConfig hash, remove the credentials and add the 'start_type' field:
%ServiceConfig = (
name => 'YourServiceName',
machine => "\\\\" . Win32::NodeName(), # Represent the local machine
start_type => SERVICE_AUTO_START,
Note that you could use a start_type of:
I'll ensure that our web page on this (http://www.roth.net/perl/daemon/) is updated to reflect this.Posted 9 years ago #
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