Downloads:

676

Downloads of v 2.25:

350

Last Update:

24 May 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Mark Russinovich

Tags:

service tools sysinternals

PsService

2.25 | Updated: 24 May 2017

Downloads:

676

Downloads of v 2.25:

350

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Mark Russinovich

PsService 2.25

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Details

To install PsService, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade PsService, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall PsService, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade psservice -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade psservice -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure psservice installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: psservice
    state: present
    version: 2.25
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

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chocolatey_package 'psservice' do
  action    :install
  version  '2.25'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: psservice,
    Version: 2.25,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller psservice
{
   Name     = 'psservice'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2.25'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'psservice':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2.25',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install psservice version="2.25" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 30 Jun 2018.

Description

PsService is a service viewer and controller for Windows. Like the SC utility that's included in the Windows NT and Windows 2000 Resource Kits, PsService displays the status, configuration, and dependencies of a service, and allows you to start, stop, pause, resume and restart them. Unlike the SC utility, PsService enables you to logon to a remote system using a different account, for cases when the account from which you run it doesn't have required permissions on the remote system. PsService includes a unique service-search capability, which identifies active instances of a service on your network. You would use the search feature if you wanted to locate systems running DHCP servers, for instance.

Command line usage

The default behavior of PsService is to display the configured services (both running and stopped) on the local system. Entering a command on the command-line invokes a particular feature, and some commands accept options. Typing a command followed by "- " displays information on the syntax for the command.

psservice [\\computer [-u username] [-p password]] <command> <options>

query
Displays the status of a service.

config
Displays the configuration of a service.

setconfig
Sets the start type (disabled, auto, demand) of a service.

start
Starts a service.

stop
Stops a service.

restart
Stops and then restarts a service.

pause
Pauses a service

cont
Resumes a paused service.

depend
Lists the services dependent on the one specified.

security
Dumps the service's security descriptor.

find
Searches the network for the specified service.

\\computer
Targets the NT/Win2K system specified. Include the -u switch with a username and password to login to the remote system if your security credentials do not permit you to obtain performance counter information from the remote system. If you specify the -u option, but not a password with the -p option, _PsService_ will prompt you to enter the password and will not echo it to the screen.


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$packageName = 'psservice'
$url = 'https://download.sysinternals.com/files/PSTools.zip'
$checksum = '91c36d9794f031f9756c4b2c2dbfd315c83e05be13fd3932cba878794b4e828e'
$checksumType = 'sha256'
$url64 = "$url"
$checksum64 = "$checksum"
$checksumType64 = "checksumType"
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                             -Url "$url" `
                             -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                             -Url64bit "$url64" `
                             -Checksum "$checksum" `
                             -ChecksumType "$checksumType" `
                             -Checksum64 "$checksum64" `
                             -ChecksumType64 "$checksumType64"
Write-Verbose "Accepting license..."
$regRoot = 'HKCU:\Software\Sysinternals'
$regPkg = 'PsService'
$regPath = Join-Path $regRoot $regPkg
if (!(Test-Path $regRoot)) {New-Item -Path "$regRoot"}
if (!(Test-Path $regPath)) {New-Item -Path "$regRoot" -Name "$regPkg"}
Set-ItemProperty -Path "$regPath" -Name EulaAccepted -Value 1
if ((Get-ItemProperty -Path "$regPath").EulaAccepted -ne 1) {
  throw "Failed setting registry value."
}

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
PsService 2.24 326 Monday, December 28, 2015 Approved

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