Category: Services

Microsoft Windows PowerShell – Remote Server Service Status

The Microsoft Windows PowerShell script below will request the hostname of a server as well as the service to be queried then provide the status of the service. <# .SYNOPSIS This script will request the hostname of a server, the name of the service, then provide it’s status. .DESCRIPTION This script will request the hostname…


VMware vCenter Server 6.0 – Verify the Status of Critical Services Locally

The script below will query the status of the service(s) specified in “C:\Scripts\VMware vCenter Server\Verify_Critical_Services.txt” on the local server. The output of the script will provide the name and status of the service(s) in a formatted list for your viewing. Additionally, it is recommended that the following services be queried as they are critical to…


Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 – Start a Service

You may use the Microsoft Windows PowerShell script below to start a service, remotely. <# .SYNOPSIS This script will a service on the specified server. .DESCRIPTION This script automates the process of starting a service. .EXAMPLE N/A. .AUTHOR Written by Noel Enrique Alvarez on Thursday, March 03, 2016. #> #Request the hostname of the server…


VMware vCenter Server 6.0 – Verify the Status of Critical Services

The script below will query the status of the VMware VirtualCenter Server (vpxd), VMware Inventory Service (invsvc) and VMware vSphere Web Client (vspherewebclientsvc) services on the specified server hosting an instance of VMware vCenter Server 6.0. <# .SYNOPSIS This script will provide the status of the VMware VirtualCenter Server (vpxd), VMware Inventory Service (invsvc) and VMware…


VMware vCenter Server 5.0 – Verify the Status of Critical Services

The script below will query the status of the VMware Virtual Center Server (vpxd) and vCenter Inventory Service (vimQueryService) services on the specified server hosting an instance of VMware vCenter Server 5.0. <# .SYNOPSIS This script will provide the status of the VMware Virtual Center Server (vpxd) and vCenter Inventory Service (vimQueryService) services on VCENTER01.ROOT.SYSADMIN.NET. .DESCRIPTION…



VMware vCenter Server 6.0 – Critical Services

You may consider monitoring the following services if you utilize VMware vCenter Server 6.0 in your virtualized infrastructure. 1. VMware VirtualCenter Server (vpxd) 2. VMware Inventory Service (invsvc) 3. VMware vSphere Web Client (vspherewebclientsvc) Enjoy!


Microsoft Windows PowerShell – Get Service Status and Start Service

The Microsoft Windows PowerShell script below will provide the status of a service on the specified server, start the service, then provide the status of the service, again. <# .SYNOPSIS This script will a service on the specified server. .DESCRIPTION This script automates the process of starting a service. .EXAMPLE N/A. .AUTHOR Written by Noel…