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Name

RegSvcs.exe — Service Installation Utility

Synopsis

regsvcs [options] assembly

Description

Registers an assembly to COM+, and installs its typelib into a new or existing application. Can also generate a typelib. The assembly must be signed with a strong name (see Sn.exe).

Example

regsvcs foo.dll /appname:comapp /tlb:newfoo.tlb

Options

/?, /help

Displays usage information and exits.

/appname: name

Specifies the name of the COM+ application.

/c

Creates the application.

/componly

Configures only components, ignoring methods and interfaces.

/exapp

Expects that the application already exists. RegSvcs.exe fails if the application does not exist.

/extlb

Uses an existing type library. Requires the /tlb option.

/fc

Finds and uses an existing application or creates a new one if it does not exist. This is the default mode.

/nologo

Suppresses display of the banner and copyright messages.

/noreconfig

Does not reconfigure an existing application.

/parname: name

Specifies the name or ID of the COM+ application to find or create.

/quiet

Suppresses display of success, banner, and copyright messages.

/reconfig

Reconfigures an existing application. This is the default behavior.

/tlb: file

Specifies the type library.

/u

Uninstall the assembly from the application.

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