Attempts to start the named service. Requires administrative privileges or an account with appropriate rights set in the service's ACL.
The short name of the service.
Optional machine name. If omitted, the local machine is used.
No value is returned.
Prior to version 1.0.0, returned WIN32_NO_ERROR on success, false if there is a problem with the parameters or a Win32 Error Code on failure.
Exceptions and Errors
A ValueError is thrown if the value of servicename parameter is empty.
A Win32ServiceException is thrown on error.
|PECL win32service 1.0.0||Throws a ValueError on invalid data in parameters, previously false was returned.|
|PECL win32service 1.0.0||Throws a Win32ServiceException on error, previously a Win32 Error Code was returned.|
|PECL win32service 1.0.0||The return type is now void, previously it was mixed.|
|PECL win32service 0.3.0||This function does not longer require an administrator account if ACL is set for another account.|