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ServiceController Constructor (String, String)

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

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

public ServiceController(
	string name,
	string machineName
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

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

machineName
Type: System.String

The computer on which the service resides.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

name is invalid.

-or-

machineName is invalid.

For the machineName parameter, you can use "." to represent the local computer.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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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