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PerformanceCounter.InstanceLifetime Property

Gets or sets the lifetime of a process.

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

public PerformanceCounterInstanceLifetime InstanceLifetime { get; set; }

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The value set is not a member of the PerformanceCounterInstanceLifetime enumeration.

InvalidOperationException

InstanceLifetime is set after the PerformanceCounter has been initialized.

If the performance counter category is created with the .NET Framework version 1.0 or 1.1, it uses global shared memory, and the value for InstanceLifetime must be Global. If the category is not used by applications running on versions 1.0 or 1.1 of the .NET Framework, delete and recreate the category.

NoteNote

If the value of the CounterType property is SingleInstance, the InstanceLifetime value for the performance counter must be Global.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.3, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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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