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ServiceController.CanShutdown Property

Gets a value indicating whether the service should be notified when the system is shutting down.

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

'Declaration
<ServiceProcessDescriptionAttribute("SPCanShutdown")> _
Public ReadOnly Property CanShutdown As Boolean
'Usage
Dim instance As ServiceController 
Dim value As Boolean 

value = instance.CanShutdown

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the service should be notified when the system is shutting down; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
Win32Exception

An error occurred when accessing a system API.

InvalidOperationException

The service was not found.

The following example demonstrates the use of the CanShutdown property to determine whether a service provides a handler for a shutdown event. This example is part of a larger example that is provided for the ServiceController class.

' Display properties for the Simple Service sample  
' from the ServiceBase example 
Dim sc As New ServiceController("Simple Service")
Console.WriteLine("Status = " + sc.Status.ToString())
Console.WriteLine("Can Pause and Continue = " + _
    sc.CanPauseAndContinue.ToString())
Console.WriteLine("Can ShutDown = " + sc.CanShutdown.ToString())
Console.WriteLine("Can Stop = " + sc.CanStop.ToString())

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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