Windows service

The Windows Service monitors the status of a specified Windows service.

Service Type WMI
Instances on a Device 100
Supported Platforms Any WMI-enabled workstation or server running Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, or Windows Vista
Device Class Server - Generic, Workstation - Generic, Laptop - Windows, Server - Windows, and Workstation - Windows
Monitored By Windows agent
Scan Interval 15 minutes
Minimum Scan Interval 1 minute
Service Name The name of the Windows service being monitored.

Properties queried and calculations performed

Namespace root\cimv2
WMI Class Win32_Service
WMI Property 0 Started
WMI Property 1 StartMode
WMI Property 2 Status

Status details

Status Detail Description
Is the Service Started?

State of the service:

  • Normal if found
  • Failed if not found
Service Start Mode

Defines the monitored service's method for starting as one of:

  • Boot
  • System
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Disabled
Service Status

Identifies the current operational status of the monitored service as one of:

  • OK
  • Error
  • Degraded
  • Unknown
  • Pred Fail
  • Starting
  • Stopping
  • Service