JSI Tip 10158. Where are the Service Recovery options stored in the registry?

I previously described the GUI for Managing service failures.

When you configure Service Recovery options, the configuration information is stored in up to three Value Names located at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\<ServiceShortName> where <ServiceShortName> is the service's short name.

The Value Names are:

Value Name                Data Type    D e s c r i p t i o n

FailureActions            REG_BINARY   Configuration information for 1st, 2nd, and subsequent failures.
                                       You can configure a service and use it as a model.

FailureCommand            REG_SZ       Your program or script, if you configured Run a File.

RebootMessage             REG_SZ       is the restart message, if you configured Reboot the Computer.



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