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win32_query_service_status

Queries the status of a service ()
mixed win32_query_service_status ( string servicename [, string machine] )

Queries the current status for a service, returning an array of information.

Parameters

servicename

The short name of the service.

machine

The optional machine name. If omitted, the local machine will be used.

Return Values

Returns FALSE on failure, otherwise returns an array consisting of the following information:

ServiceType

The dwServiceType.

CurrentState

The dwCurrentState.

ControlsAccepted

Which service controls are accepted by the service.

Win32ExitCode

If the service exited, the return code from the process.

ServiceSpecificExitCode

If the service exited with an error condition, the service specific code that is logged in the event log is visible here.

CheckPoint

If the service is shutting down, holds the current check point number. This is used by the SCM as a kind of heart-beat to detect a wedged service process. The value of the check point is best interpreted in conjunction with the WaitHint value.

WaitHint

If the service is shutting down it will set WaitHint to a checkpoint value that will indicate 100% completion. This can be used to implement a progress indicator.

ProcessId

The Windows process identifier. If 0, the process is not running.

ServiceFlags

The dwServiceFlags.