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ServiceController.MachineName Property

Gets or sets the name of the computer on which this service resides.

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

property String^ MachineName {
	String^ get ();
	void set (String^ value);
/** @property */
public String get_MachineName ()

/** @property */
public void set_MachineName (String value)

public function get MachineName () : String

public function set MachineName (value : String)

Property Value

The name of the computer that is running the service associated with this ServiceController instance. The default is the local computer (".").

Exception typeCondition


The MachineName syntax is invalid.

The computer name is the name of the server that is running this service, without the preceding backslash characters (\\).

  • Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see .

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0