How to prevent users to stop OPSWAT Client service?

To prevent users to stop OPSWAT Client service, we support a setting to hide stop/restart Client service in Service manager


To enable this feature:

  1. Go to Setting → Global → Device Agents

  2. Enable “Require PIN“ setting


3. Save the settings

It will effect to Client after few minutes without additional actions

To stop the service in this case, client provides command line:

  • GearsAgentService.exe /stop /p <password>

  • GearsAgentService.exe /stop then input password from terminal

Return codes:

0: Success

55: Invalid parameters

This article was last updated on 2021-06-03