How do you do....it? Thread, Starting a service... (Messenger) in Technical; There is a space between start= and Automatic
sc.exe \ITTECH-01 config "Messenger" start= Automatic...
8th December 2009, 10:52 AM #31
There is a space between start= and Automatic
sc.exe \\ITTECH-01 config "Messenger" start= Automatic
Thanks to ahuxham from:
Edu-IT (8th December 2009)
8th December 2009, 11:35 AM #32
Looked at that. It's designed to 'pop up' when they hit print to confirm the cost of the print or to ask for departmental ID and Password to be able to print.
Originally Posted by p858snake
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Edu-IT (8th December 2009)
8th December 2009, 08:38 PM #33
You, my friend, are great. Thanks!
Originally Posted by TheLibrarian
8th December 2009, 09:18 PM #34
Or you could just use group policy, I used GP to dissable the messenger service on XP and 2K stations in the past you can use it to start it as well.
Controlling your Server Service Security using Group Policy
9th December 2009, 09:38 AM #35
How would I batch this?
I tried just listing putting the various lines into a bat file but it doesn't start the service. If however I do it manually, one by one, it does.
Edit: Think I've cracked it.
Last edited by Edu-IT; 9th December 2009 at 09:41 AM.
9th December 2009, 09:43 AM #36
You can do this from the preferences extension in group policy managment.
computer configuratoin, prefrences, control panel settings, services.
9th December 2009, 09:47 AM #37
Going the GP route is out of the question.
I need to do this using the command provided.
9th December 2009, 09:50 AM #38
You can also use PsService Just add the commands to a batch file.
9th December 2009, 09:51 AM #39
am i being silly in suggesting net start ???
9th December 2009, 09:56 AM #40
you wouldnt it would just apply to the computer(s) you have the policy applied to at next group policy refresh (or possibly reboot not 100% sure if it will start a stopped service) and once its set you never have to worry about it again any new pcs added that get that policy will automatically have the service turned on. I use this method to stop javawebstart that can play havock with java upgrades and have few problems
Originally Posted by Edu-IT
9th December 2009, 09:57 AM #41
I have the command which works:
sc \\machine config messenger start= auto
I'm just wanting to know how to run multiple from a bat file. As it stands, I've got it, I beleive. I needed a line space between each command.
9th December 2009, 09:58 AM #42
New line in your batch file for each machine?
9th December 2009, 10:01 AM #43
Got it, cheers.
Originally Posted by SYSMAN_MK
9th December 2009, 10:02 AM #44
The problem with the .bat file is that the messenger sercie isn't just stopped it's dissabled so you need to set it to manual or automatic first then start it.
9th December 2009, 10:06 AM #45
I've ran that command to set it to auto so I assume it'll either start now, or on next boot?
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