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PerformanceCounter.ReadOnly Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether this PerformanceCounter instance is in read-only mode.

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

[MonitoringDescriptionAttribute("PC_ReadOnly")]
[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public bool ReadOnly { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true, if the PerformanceCounter instance is in read-only mode (even if the counter itself is a custom .NET Framework counter); false if it is in read/write mode. The default is the value set by the constructor.

For a system counter, ReadOnly should always true. You cannot write to a system counter.

.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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