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Windows Service

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

Service Type


Instances on a Device


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

Agent (Windows)

Scan Interval

15 minutes

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


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