5.3.1 Controlling Server Startup Behavior on Windows

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5 Managing an Advanced Server Installation : 5.3 Controlling a Service on Windows : 5.3.1 Controlling Server Startup Behavior on Windows

You can use the Windows Services utility to control the startup behavior of the server. To alter the startup properties of a server, navigate through the Control Panel to the Services utility, or navigate through the Start menu to Run; when the Run dialog opens, enter services.msc and click OK.
Right click on the name of the service you wish to change and select Properties from the context menu to open the Properties dialog.
Use the drop-down listbox in the Startup type field (shown in Figure 5.3) to specify how the Advanced Server service will behave when the host starts.
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Specify Automatic (Delayed Start) to instruct the service controller to start after boot.
Specify Automatic to instruct the service controller to start and stop the server whenever the system starts or stops.
Specify Manual to instruct the service controller that the server must be started manually.
Specify Disabled to instruct the service controller to disable the service; after disabling the service, you must stop the service or restart the server to make the change take effect. Once disabled, the server’s status cannot be changed until Startup type is reset to Automatic (Delayed Start), Automatic or Manual.

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