Solved

vb script  to start the services is not working

Posted on 2016-10-18
4
63 Views
Last Modified: 2016-10-18
trying to start the vb script but unfortunately its not working, need your help pls
Option Explicit
Dim objWMIService, objService
Dim strService,strComputer,waitTime
strService="Audiosrv"
strComputer = "VishnuAdithya"
waitTime=10000
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _
    & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
For Each objService In objWMIService.ExecQuery("Select * from Win32_Service Where Name = '"_
&strService&"'")
objService.StartService() 
 
Next
 
WScript.Quit

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:vishnu adithya
[X]
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
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:xtermie
ID: 41848031
try
Set colRunningServices = objWMIService.ExecQuery _
        ("Select * from Win32_Service where Name = '"& strService & "'")
    For Each objService in colRunningServices
0
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:xtermie
ID: 41848035
also check similar case here
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/kevinholman/2016/01/24/writing-a-service-recovery-script-cluster-service-example/
like:
Sub ServiceStart(strService)
    Dim objWMIService, colRunningServices, objService, colServiceList
    Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _
        & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
    Set colServiceList = objWMIService.ExecQuery _
        ("Select * from Win32_Service where Name='"& strService & "'")
    For Each objService in colServiceList
        errReturn = objService.StartService()
    Next
End Sub
0
 
LVL 35

Accepted Solution

by:
Kimputer earned 500 total points
ID: 41848329
The script works. You probably forgot the run it through administrator rights. If you log in as administrator (or someone with admin rights), double clicking on the VBS still doesn't work. You need to start an admin cmd box, then start the VBS.
It's either that, or use scheduled tasks to get it to work.
1
 

Author Closing Comment

by:vishnu adithya
ID: 41848928
Kim you are genius! Thanks a lot !!!
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

When it comes to writing scripts for a Client/Server computing environment it is essential to consider some way of enabling the authentication functionality within a script. This sort of consideration mainly comes into the picture when we are dealin…
This is pretty cool.  The purpose of this VB Script is to help you document where JAR (Java ARchive) files and specifically java class files are located so that you can address issues seen with a client or that you can speak intelligently with a dev…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…
Are you ready to implement Active Directory best practices without reading 300+ pages? You're in luck. In this webinar hosted by Skyport Systems, you gain insight into Microsoft's latest comprehensive guide, with tips on the best and easiest way…

742 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