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SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » SQL Anywhere database connections » SQL Anywhere database servers » How to run the database server as a service or daemon


Deleting Windows services (dbsvc utility)

You can delete a Windows service using the dbsvc utility, which removes the service name from the list of services. Deleting a Windows service does not remove any software from your hard disk.


The service must be stopped.

  • Run the Service utility (dbsvc) with the -d option.


The Windows service is deleted.


Run the following command to delete the service called myserv, without prompting for confirmation.

dbsvc -y -d myserv

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