ServiceController.Pause ServiceController.Pause ServiceController.Pause ServiceController.Pause Method

Definition

Suspends a service's operation.

public:
 void Pause();
public void Pause ();
member this.Pause : unit -> unit
Public Sub Pause ()

Exceptions

An error occurred when accessing a system API.

Examples

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);
sc.Pause()
While sc.Status <> ServiceControllerStatus.Paused
    Thread.Sleep(1000)
    sc.Refresh()
End While
Console.WriteLine("Status = " + sc.Status.ToString())

Remarks

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

Security

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

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

Applies to

See also