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Using the Service Control Manager

Updated: 3-9-2017

The Service Control Manager (SCM) shows all the services that are on the monitored computer. Hovering the mouse over the row of any service will give you detailed information about that service.


Start and stop a service

  1. Click the row of a service to select it.
  2. At the top of the window, select Stop Service, Start Service, or Restart service.

Services monitored by SAM are indicated by the application icon and name of the assigned application. Services that are not monitored by SAM are indicated by the [+] symbol, followed by the words, Start monitoring this service.

Monitor a service with SAM

  1. Click Start monitoring this service in the row of the service to monitor.
  2. The Edit Properties section of the Component Monitor wizard opens. Begin customizing the selected component monitor.

The table below shows the default settings for the Service Control Manager:

Action Description Default Setting

Service Job Life Time

This is used to specify how long the information for a service exists.

3 minutes

Service Poll Interval

This is used to specify the refresh frequency of the information reported by the service.

25 seconds

Service Action Job Timeout

This reports the timeout for a service.

3 minutes

By default, all available columns are shown.

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