Get status of SQL server services on one or more servers remotely

'SQLSERVER01','SQLSERVER02','SQLSERVER03'| get-dbaservice -Type Engine, Agent | Out-GridView

This will provide output as shown below:

The great thing about this approach is that, I can swap out the command get-dbaservice with restart-dbaservice. This will restart the SQL services remotely without having to RDP into a machine.

'SQLSERVER01','SQLSERVER02','SQLSERVER03'| Restart-dbaservice -Type Engine, Agent | Out-GridView

If you don’t have a monitoring tool, this is a great way to check if the services are running or not on a specific SQL server when you are troubleshooting a connection issue.

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