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win32_start_serviceStarts a service


int win32_start_service ( string $servicename [, string $machine ] )

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.

Return Values

Returns WIN32_NO_ERROR on success, FALSE if there is a problem with the parameters or a Win32 Error Code on failure.


Version Description
0.3.0 This function does not longer require an administrator account if ACL is set for another account.

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gunday at poczta dot onet dot pl
11 years ago
If you get a 1053 error when trying to launch your service, check your service script for errors!

E.g. if you have some syntax errors, the service will attempt to run the php interpreter, but the script won't answer to the service manager with

Don't think it is because the call comes to late. It just never came, because there were errors. Test your services with CLI php and then try to run the service.
edo888 at gmail dot com
8 years ago
[This] can solve 1053 issue.
You just need to add " if you have spaces in your path...

'service' => 'COMPLAINTS',                 # the name of your service
'display' => 'Receive email complaints and direct them to the website', # description
'params' => '"' . __FILE__ . '"' . ' run', # path to the script and parameters
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