ServiceController.WaitForStatus Method (ServiceControllerStatus)
Infinitely waits for the service to reach the specified status.
Assembly: System.ServiceProcess (in System.ServiceProcess.dll)
Use WaitForStatus to suspend an application's processing until the service has reached the required status.
The following example uses the ServiceController class to check whether the Alerter service is stopped. If the service is stopped, the example starts the service and waits until the service status is set to Running.
- Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see Using Libraries from Partially Trusted Code.
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.