After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
Document the existing service configuration.
Write to text files.
Write to a centralized database.
Produce a listing of required services.
Produce a set of desired configurations.
Generate a compliance report.
On the Companion Disc All the scripts used in this chapter are located on the CD that accompanies this book in the \scripts\chapter04 folder.
From both a performance perspective as well as a security perspective, it is important to know which services are running on a server or workstation. There are two cmdlets you can use to gather this information. The first is the Get-Service cmdlet and the second is the Get-WmiObject cmdlet. ...