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ServiceInfo (Function)
In French: ServiceInfo
Returns information regarding the configuration of a service. The configuration of the service is assigned to the Service variable.
This service can be found on the local computer or on a remote computer.
Example
// Find out the characteristics of the service found in TABLE_Service
IF ServiceInfo(COL_Name[TABLE_Service]) = False THEN
Error(ErrorInfo(errMessage))
ELSE
Info("The Service variable is updated")
END
Syntax
<Result> = ServiceInfo(<Service Name> [, <Remote Computer>])
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the information was requested,
  • False otherwise. To find out the error details, use ErrorInfo. The Service variable is filled with the information regarding the configuration of the service.
<Service Name>: Character string (with quotes)
Name of the service to use.
<Remote Computer>: Optional character string (with quotes)
IP address of the remote computer in xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx format (returned by NetIPAddress) or name of the remote computer (returned by NetMachineName). This parameter is used to get information about a service on another computer. To use this option, the user must be administrator of the remote computer.
If this parameter is not specified or if it corresponds to an empty string (""), the service is handled locally.
Remarks

Service variable

The Service variable is used to find out the following elements. See the help page about the Service variable for more details.
Service.StartupMode for starting the service
Service.DescriptionDescription of the service
Service.StartupErrorThe errors that occurred when starting a service are processed by Windows (for the services with automatic start).
Service.CommandLineFull command line of the service (path of the executable and parameters).
Service.TypeType of the service
Service.UserUser account that will run the service.

Limitation

The functions for service management do not operate in the following operating systems: Windows 98 or Me.
Components
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and Queries wd230std.dll
Minimum required version
  • Version 12
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