Service Events Logging

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

The Service Control Manager (SCM) logs service events to record the activity within a service, for example, the successful start of a service or the unexpected termination of a service.


The following is a list of all aspects that are part of this managed entity:

Name Description

Basic Service Operations

Service Control Manager transmits control requests to running services and driver services. It also maintains status information about those services, and reports configuration changes and state changes.

Service Start Operations

Service Control Manager (SCM) starts services and driver services. It also reports when services fail to start or hang while starting.

Service Stop Operations

Service Control Manager (SCM) stops services and driver services. It also reports when services terminate unexpectedly or fail to restart after it takes corrective action.

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