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ServiceController.Pause Method

Suspends a service's operation.

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

public void Pause()

ExceptionCondition
Win32Exception

An error occurred when accessing a system API.

InvalidOperationException

The service was not found.

You cannot call Continue for the service until the service controller status is Paused.

The following example demonstrates the use of the Pause method to pause a service. This example is part of a larger example that is provided for the ServiceController class.

sc.Pause();
while (sc.Status != ServiceControllerStatus.Paused)
{
    Thread.Sleep(1000);
    sc.Refresh();
}
Console.WriteLine("Status = " + sc.Status);

.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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