In Octopus 2.0, along with making it easier to manage IIS websites and application pools, we made it easier to manage Windows Services without needing to write scripts. The Windows Service configuration feature can be enabled on any package step and allows you to configure a lot of settings related to the service you are deploying:

Windows Service configuration options

You can learn more about the different settings in the documentation page on Windows Service deployment.

You can see the feature in action in this three minute video:

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