JSI Tip 5936. Freeware SvcUtil is a blend of the Resource Kit SC and SCLIST utilities.

"SvcUtil - This is is a cross between SC and SCLIST in that it will enumerate all services or it will deal with an individual service. The VIEWX mode of enumerating all services will show you which accounts everything runs under so if you need to quickly check services on a server to determine everything runs under localsystem this app does it quickly and painlessly. Additionally, it only asks for the permissions required to do what it is trying to do. Most of the service tools ask for full control when interfacing with the SCM so normal users aren't able to do things. With this, you don't require any special permissions to read all of the info unless someone has modified the ACL's on a service. And speaking of that, if someone has say, changed the spooler service with SUBINACL, to allow normal users to stop/start the service this code will let them whereas the NT4 versions of the service tools will not because they are not ACL aware though they are ACL bound. \[Version: 2.01.00, Date: 1/01/01\]"

When you type svcutil /?, you receive:

SvcUtil V02.01.00cpp  Joe Richards ([email protected]) January 2001

 SvcUtil \[machine\\]service \[action\]

   machine         Machine to process services on
   service         Key/Display Name of service to view/manipulate
                   . for list of available services
   action          Action to perform
        STOP       Stop Service
        START      Start Service
        PAUSE      Pause Service
        RESUME     Resume Service
        VIEW       View Service
        VIEWX      Extended View Service

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