Pause Service Action
Pause the specified service.
NOTE: Services do not run on Windows 95/98/ME.
Used to pause a particular service. Pausing a service puts it on hold, but it does not remove the software from memory. Users who already have a connection to the resource are able to finish their tasks, but new connections to the resource are prevented. Use this action before stopping a service to let users complete jobs or disconnect from resources.
Specifies the service to pause.
This action includes the Description tab for entering a custom step description.
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This action also includes the standard Error Causes and On Error failure handling options/tabs.
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All text fields allow the use of expressions, which can be entered by surrounding the expression in percentage signs (example: %MYVARIABLE%, %Left('Text',2)%). To help construct these expressions, you can open Expression Builder from these fields by pressing F2.
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NOTE: The code below can be copied and pasted directly into the Steps pane of the Task Builder.