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  1. Introduction
  2. Windows 2000 Professional
  3. Windows 2000 Server
  4. Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  5. Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
  6. Application Support
  7. System Operation
  8. Disks and Volumes
  9. Filesystems
  10. Configuration Files
  11. Security
  12. Network Support
  13. Access Management
  14. Processes
  15. AD Structure
  16. AD Objects
  17. AD Object Naming
  18. AD Schema
  19. AD Sites
  20. Domains
  21. AD Functions
  22. AD Replication
  23. DNS
  24. AD Security
  25. AD Installation
  26. AD Configuration
  27. AD Performance
  28. Installation
  29. Installation Options
  30. Unattended Installation
  31. Software Distribution
  32. Remote Installation Service
  33. Language
  34. Accessibility
  35. File Attributes
  36. Shares
  37. Distributed File System
  38. Control Panel
  39. Active Directory Tools
  40. Computer Management Console Tools
  41. MMC Tools
  42. Network Tools
  43. Network Monitor
  44. System Performance Monitoring
  45. Tools
  46. Managing Services
  47. Connections
  48. TCP/IP
  49. DHCP
  50. Printing
  51. Routing
  52. IPSec
  53. ICS
  54. Fault Tolerance
  55. Backup
  56. System Failure
  57. Services
  58. Remote Access
  59. WINS
  60. IIS
  61. Certificate Server
  62. Terminal Services
  63. Web Services
  64. Authentication
  65. Accounts
  66. Permissions
  67. Groups
  68. User Rights and Auditing
  69. Auditing
  70. User Profiles
  71. Policies
  72. Group Policies
  73. Miscellaneous
  74. Terms
  75. Credits

Managing Windows 2000 Services

The services on the computer can be managed through the Computer Management utility or the MMC. To manage a cervice open the Services window in one of the utilities and double click on the service to manage. The service properties dialog box will open.

Service Properties Dialog Box

Tabs:

  • General
    • Name of the service
    • Path to the program that provides the service
    • How the service is started such as manual.
    • Status
    • Buttons alowing the service to be started, stopped, paused, or resumed.
  • Log On - Configure the account used to run the service. A hardware profile the service is to be associated with can be selected. The service can be enabled or disabled in each hardware profile.
  • Recovery - Set action to take if the service fails or fails to start on the first, second or additional failures.
    • No action
    • Restart the service
    • Run a file
    • Reboot the system
  • Dependencies - shows services that must run before the selected service can run. These are services the selected service depends on to run.