ServiceBase.ServiceHandle Property

Gets the service control handle for the service.

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

protected IntPtr ServiceHandle { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.IntPtr
An IntPtr structure that contains the service control handle for the service.

The service control handle is used to communicate with the Service Control Manager (SCM). The handle can be used to update the service control manager's status information for the calling service using the unmanaged SetServiceStatus function.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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