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Sc qfailure

Published: April 17, 2012

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Vista

Displays the actions that will be performed if the specified service fails.

For examples of how to use this command, see Examples.

sc [<ServerName>] qfailure [<ServiceName>] [<BufferSize>]

 

Parameter Description

<ServerName>

Specifies the name of the remote server on which the service is located. The name must use the Universal Naming Convention (UNC) format (for example, \\myserver). To run SC.exe locally, omit this parameter.

<ServiceName>

Specifies the service name returned by the getkeyname operation.

<BufferSize>

Specifies the size (in bytes) of the buffer. The default buffer size is 1,024 bytes.

/?

Displays help at the command prompt.

The qfailure command displays the following information about a service: SERVICE_NAME (service's registry subkey name), RESET_PERIOD, REBOOT_MESSAGE, COMMAND_LINE, and FAILURE_ACTIONS.

To display the actions that will take place if the RPCSS service fails, type:

sc qfailure rpcss

To display the actions that will take place if the RPCSS service fails, and to specify a buffer size of 2,048 bytes, type:

sc qfailure rpcss 2048

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