How to: Continue a Windows Service (Visual Basic)
This example uses thecomponent to continue the IIS Admin service on the local computer.
Dim theController As System.ServiceProcess.ServiceController theController = New System.ServiceProcess.ServiceController("IISAdmin") ... ' Checks that the service is paused. If theController.Status = _ System.ServiceProcess.ServiceControllerStatus.Paused Then ' Continues the service. theController.Continue() End If
This code example is also available as an IntelliSense code snippet. In the code snippet picker, it is located in Windows Operating System > Windows Services. For more information, see.
Compiling the Code
This example requires:
A project reference to System.serviceprocess.dll.
Access to the members of thenamespace. Add an Imports statement if you are not fully qualifying member names in your code. For more information, see .
Theproperty of the ServiceController class is the local computer by default. To reference Windows services on another computer, change the MachineName property to the name of that computer.
You cannot call themethod on a service until the service controller status is .
The following conditions may cause an exception:
The service cannot be resumed. ()
An error occurred when accessing a system API. ()
Control of services on the computer may be restricted by using theenumeration to set permissions in the class.
Access to service information may be restricted by using theenumeration to set permissions in the class.