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ServiceController.Pause Method ()

 

Suspends a service's operation.

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

public void Pause()

Exception Condition
Win32Exception

An error occurred when accessing a system API.

InvalidOperationException

The service was not found.

You cannot call Continue for the service until the service controller status is Paused.

The following example demonstrates the use of the Pause method to pause a service. This example is part of a larger example that is provided for the ServiceController class.

sc.Pause();
while (sc.Status != ServiceControllerStatus.Paused)
{
    Thread.Sleep(1000);
    sc.Refresh();
}
Console.WriteLine("Status = " + sc.Status);

ServiceControllerPermission

for controlling services on the computer. Associated enumeration: ServiceControllerPermissionAccess.Control

SecurityPermission

for unrestricted access to service information. Associated enumeration: PermissionState.Unrestricted

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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