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Configuring windows services through .net

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How do you change the configuration of a windows service using .net after the service been installed? In particular, I want to ensure that a given service is set to auto-start.
Nov 20 '05 #1
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"Phil Roue" <Ph******> wrote in message
Thanks, David. The service is SQL Agent, which we are presuming to have
already been installed independently of our own software.

We need to ensure that SQL Agent starts automatically, and want to set this property ourselves programmatically. This is possible using the Windows
SDK, but I was hoping it can be done through .net as well.

WMI should be able to do this. Look at the System.Management namespace.
There are probably some examples somewhere, but I don't have any to give
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