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


Type: System.String

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

Exception Condition

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
Available since 1.1
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