Smarticket Service Options

Configure Smarticket Service options in the Smarticket Service Properties dialog box. You can open this dialog box by clicking the the Service Options button in the NSi Smarticket Configuration Manager dialog box. Smarticket Service settings may also be configured in the Services console in Windows Administrative Tools. In addition to the options described here, the Services console provides Recovery and Dependencies options. For additional information about configuring services, refer the Windows Help and Support topics.

In the Smarticket Service Properties dialog box configure service settings on the General and Log On tabs. The controls at the top of the dialog box allow you to view and change the status of the service:

Option Description
Service Status

Service status can be one of the following:

  • Starting — The service is starting
  • Running — The service has been started and is running
  • Stopping — The service is stopping
  • Stopped — The service has been stopped and is not running
Start Click this button to start the service. This option is available when the service is stopped.
Stop Click this button to stop the service. This option is available when the service is running.
Pause Click this button to pause the service. This option is unavailable.
Resume Click this button to resume the service when it is paused. This option is unavailable.

General tab

On this tab you can view information about the service and configure how the service starts.

Option Description
Service name The name of the service. This is read only.
Display name The displayed name of the service. This is read only.
Description The description for the service. This is read only.
Path to executable The name and location of the executable file for the service. This is read only.
Startup type The startup type for the service can be one of the following:
  • Automatic — The service is started automatically upon a system reboot.
  • Manual — The service can only be started manually.
  • Disabled — This disables the service so that it cannot be started.

Log On tab

On this tab, enter the information for the account a that will be running the service.

Option Description
Local System account Specifies that the service logs on to the LocalSystem  account rather than a user account. The Local System account is a predefined local account used by the service control manager to run services. This account is not recognized by the security subsystem and does not have a password. It has extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network.
This account Allows you to specify that the service runs under user account. Click the Browse button to select the user account to run the service. In the Password and Confirm password boxes, specify the password for the account. This service should have write access to folder locations, such as error log directories.