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ServiceController.WaitForStatus Method (ServiceControllerStatus, TimeSpan)

Waits for the service to reach the specified status or for the specified time-out to expire.

Namespace:  System.ServiceProcess
Assembly:  System.ServiceProcess (in System.ServiceProcess.dll)

public void WaitForStatus(
	ServiceControllerStatus desiredStatus,
	TimeSpan timeout
)

Parameters

desiredStatus
Type: System.ServiceProcess.ServiceControllerStatus

The status to wait for.

timeout
Type: System.TimeSpan

A TimeSpan object specifying the amount of time to wait for the service to reach the specified status.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidEnumArgumentException

The desiredStatus parameter is not any of the values defined in the ServiceControllerStatus enumeration.

TimeoutException

The value specified for the timeout parameter expires.

Use WaitForStatus to suspend an application's processing until the service has reached the required status.

NoteNote

The WaitForStatus method waits approximately 250 milliseconds between each status check. WaitForStatus cannot detect the case of the observed service changing to the desiredStatus and then immediately to another status in that interval.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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