.NET Framework Class Library
IServiceProvider Interface

Defines a mechanism for retrieving a service object; that is, an object that provides custom support to other objects.

Namespace:   System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Syntax
Public Interface IServiceProvider
public interface IServiceProvider
public interface class IServiceProvider
type IServiceProvider =  interface end

The IServiceProvider type exposes the following members.

Methods
  NameDescription
Public method Supported by the XNA Framework Supported by Portable Class Library Supported in .NET for Windows Store apps GetServiceGets the service object of the specified type.
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Remarks

This interface is implemented by a class or value type that provides a service to other objects.

The GetService method of this interface obtains the object that provides the service.

The IServiceProvider interface is implemented by a number of types, including System.WebHttpContext, System.ComponentModelLicenseContext, System.ComponentModelMarshalByValueComponent, and System.ComponentModel.DesignServiceContainer.

Version Information

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8
Platforms

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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.