PsTools which is the Windows NT and Windows 2000 Resource Kits come with a number of command-line tools that help you administer your Windows NT/2K systems.
You can download from : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896649.aspx
The tools included in the PsTools suite, which are downloadable as a package, are:
- PsExec – execute processes remotely
- PsFile – shows files opened remotely
- PsGetSid – display the SID of a computer or a user
- PsInfo – list information about a system
- PsPing – measure network performance
- PsKill – kill processes by name or process ID
- PsList – list detailed information about processes
- PsLoggedOn – see who’s logged on locally and via resource sharing (full source is included)
- PsLogList – dump event log records
- PsPasswd – changes account passwords
- PsService – view and control services
- PsShutdown – shuts down and optionally reboots a computer
- PsSuspend – suspends processes
- PsUptime – shows you how long a system has been running since its last reboot (PsUptime’s functionality has been incorporated into PsInfo)
PsService command is can be used to view and control services remotely.
PsService.exe [\\Computer [-u Username [-p Password]]] <cmd> <optns>
Cmd is one of the following:
query Queries the status of a service
config Queries the configuration
setconfig Sets the configuration
start Starts a service
stop Stops a service
restart Stops and then restarts a service
pause Pauses a service
cont Continues a paused service
depend Enumerates the services that depend on the one specified
find Searches for an instance of a service on the network
security Reports the security permissions assigned to a service
Use the username and password to log into the remote computer in cases where your account does not have permissions to perform the action you specify.
Below commands run from my computer(ERDALPC). We try to check status and restart w32time service running on SERVER1.
See the service status.
PsService.exe \\SERVER1 query w32time
PsService.exe \\SERVER1 restart w32time