Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

Start/Stop IIS 6 Services Programatically

Posted on 2004-03-24
6
2,424 Views
Last Modified: 2007-12-19
How to pragramatically start and stop IIS 6 (windows 2003) services in c++, especially the SMTP/NNTP services? Does the ADSI/WMI api have specific functions related to this?
0
Comment
Question by:bphanikumar
6 Comments
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:Tacobell777
ID: 10674334
NET STOP IISADMIN /Y

NET START IISADMIN

You can use NET STOP [service name] /Y for any service that is running, just replace [service name] with the name of the service, you find the name of the service by going to Services..
0
 

Author Comment

by:bphanikumar
ID: 10674561
But I want to do that programatically using the ADSI/WMI APIs in c++. With IIS5 Microsoft delivers the scripts Startsrv.vbs and Stopsrv.vbs but in IIS6 these scripts are not delivered.

To be more specific, programatically find all the services available for IIS6, their current state and able to start & stop each service...
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:Sven
ID: 10675786
I am no C++ programmer, but in VB I programmed a tool which calls the Shell-API and does all work for me. Here are the important parts:

Option Explicit

Private Declare Function OpenProcess Lib "kernel32" (ByVal dwDesiredAccess As Long, ByVal bInheritHandle As Long, ByVal dwProcessId As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function GetExitCodeProcess Lib "kernel32" (ByVal hProcess As Long, lpExitCode As Long) As Long
Private Declare Sub Sleep Lib "kernel32" (ByVal dwMilliseconds As Long)

Const STILL_ACTIVE = &H103
Const PROCESS_QUERY_INFORMATION = &H400

Private Sub ShellWait(ByVal CommandLine As String, Optional ByVal WindowStyle As VbAppWinStyle = vbHide)
   
    Dim hProcess As Long
    Dim RetVal As Long
   
    hProcess = OpenProcess(PROCESS_QUERY_INFORMATION, False, Shell(CommandLine, WindowStyle))
   
    Do
        GetExitCodeProcess hProcess, RetVal
        DoEvents: Sleep 100
    Loop While RetVal = STILL_ACTIVE
   
End Sub

Private Sub Form_Load()

    ShellWait "NET STOP IISADMIN /Y"
    ShellWait "NET START IISADMIN"

End Sub
0
Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:Ray
ID: 10676951
0
 

Author Comment

by:bphanikumar
ID: 10687557
Using WMI it's easy to configure IIS programmatically. WIM Studio gives extensive information about the classes to be used and other details.  But I can't use it for my application. Only ADSI to be used. Most of the sites explain using VBScript examples but rarely with C++/COM.  Like for the simple VBScript code shown below how do u write in C++,

        IIsObjectPath = "IIS://" & MachineName & "/" & ObjectPath
        Set IIsObject = GetObject(IIsObjectPath)
        IIsObject.Stop

The code is picked from the adsutil.vbs file.
0
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
Ray earned 25 total points
ID: 10688116
0

Featured Post

NFR key for Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365

Veeam is happy to provide a free NFR license (for 1 year, up to 10 users). This license allows for the non‑production use of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 in your home lab without any feature limitations.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Debug Tools to analyse IIS process: This article focus on taking memory dumps from IIS to determine which code is taking more time and to analyse which calls hangs/causes more CPU usage. To take dumps,download the following. Install1: To st…
A phishing scam that claims a recipient’s credit card details have been “suspended” is the latest trend in spoof emails.
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to bulk import 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.
I've attached the XLSM Excel spreadsheet I used in the video and also text files containing the macros used below. https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2017/03_w12/1151775/Permutations.txt https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/201…

856 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question