ServiceBase.ServiceHandle Property

Definition

Gets the service control handle for the service.

protected:
 property IntPtr ServiceHandle { IntPtr get(); };
protected IntPtr ServiceHandle { get; }
member this.ServiceHandle : nativeint
Protected ReadOnly Property ServiceHandle As IntPtr

Property Value

An IntPtr structure that contains the service control handle for the service.

Remarks

The service control handle is used to communicate with the Service Control Manager (SCM). The handle can be used to update the service control manager's status information for the calling service using the unmanaged SetServiceStatus function.

Applies to