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ServiceController Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the ServiceController class that is associated with an existing service on the local computer.

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

public ServiceController(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name that identifies the service to the system. This can also be the display name for the service.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

name is invalid.

The following example demonstrates the use of the ServiceController.ServiceController(String) constructor to create a ServiceController object that is used to control a sample service. 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.
ServiceController sc = new ServiceController("Simple Service");
Console.WriteLine("Status = " + sc.Status);
Console.WriteLine("Can Pause and Continue = " + sc.CanPauseAndContinue);
Console.WriteLine("Can ShutDown = " + sc.CanShutdown);
Console.WriteLine("Can Stop = " + sc.CanStop);

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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