PowerShell Stop-Service Cmdlet

PowerShell Stop-Service Cmdlet

PowerShell Stop-Service Cmdlet

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In the last blog post, we have discussed Set-Service and New-Service cmdlets in PowerShell.

https://cloudaffaire.com/powershell-set-service-and-new-service-cmdlets/

In this blog post, we will discuss Stop-Service cmdlet in PowerShell. You can use Stop-Service cmdlet to stop windows services. Stop-Service cmdlet stops a service by sending a stop message to the windows service controller. You can use parameters like ‘name’,’displayname’ or ‘inputobject’ to pass the service name to Stop-Service cmdlet. You need to have permission to manage windows service to use Stop-Service cmdlet.

Stop-Service Cmdlet Syntax:

Stop-Service Cmdlet Argument List:

  • Confirm: Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.
  • DisplayName: Specifies the display names of the services to stop. Wildcard characters are permitted.
  • Exclude: Specifies services that this cmdlet omits. The value of this parameter qualifies the Name parameter.
  • Force: Forces the cmdlet to stop a service even if that service has dependent services.
  • Include: Specifies services that this cmdlet stops. The value of this parameter qualifies the Name parameter.
  • InputObject: Specifies ServiceController objects that represent the services to stop. Enter a variable that contains the objects, or type a command or expression that gets the objects.
  • Name: Specifies the service names of the services to stop. Wildcard characters are permitted.
  • NoWait: Indicates that this cmdlet uses the no wait option.
  • PassThru: Returns an object that represents the service. By default, this cmdlet does not generate any output.
  • WhatIf: Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

PowerShell Stop-Service Cmdlet:

Hope you have enjoyed this article. In the next blog post, we will discuss Start-Service CmdLet in PowerShell.

To Set more details on PowerShell, kindly follow below official documentation

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about?view=powershell-5.1

 

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