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ServiceController Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the ServiceController class that is associated with an existing service on the local computer.

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

public ServiceController(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name that identifies the service to the system. This can also be the display name for the service.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

name is invalid.

The following example demonstrates the use of the ServiceController.ServiceController(String) constructor to create a ServiceController object that is used to control a sample service. 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.
ServiceController sc = new ServiceController("Simple Service");
Console.WriteLine("Status = " + sc.Status);
Console.WriteLine("Can Pause and Continue = " + sc.CanPauseAndContinue);
Console.WriteLine("Can ShutDown = " + sc.CanShutdown);
Console.WriteLine("Can Stop = " + sc.CanStop);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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