PerformanceCounter.InstanceLifetime Property

Gets or sets the lifetime of a process.

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

public PerformanceCounterInstanceLifetime InstanceLifetime { get; set; }

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The value set is not a member of the PerformanceCounterInstanceLifetime enumeration.

InvalidOperationException

InstanceLifetime is set after the PerformanceCounter has been initialized.

If the performance counter category is created with the .NET Framework version 1.0 or 1.1, it uses global shared memory, and the value for InstanceLifetime must be Global. If the category is not used by applications running on versions 1.0 or 1.1 of the .NET Framework, delete and recreate the category.

NoteNote

If the value of the CounterType property is SingleInstance, the InstanceLifetime value for the performance counter must be Global.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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