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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

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())

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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