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hi
i need to make a system in .Net to access the service SDRSVC  (Windows backup)
and to see when was the last backup done or when this service was running last time
or if there is any failure

i try this code
  Dim services As ServiceController() = ServiceController.GetServices()

            Response.Write("List of running services : <BR>")
            For Each service As ServiceController In services


                If service.ServiceName = "SDRSVC" Then
                    Response.Write(String.Format(" Service Name: {0} , status {1} <BR>", service.ServiceName, service.Status.ToString()))

                End If


            Next

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but i dont know how to access the properties of when it was last running ...etc

Please help
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Question by:Kamal Khaleefa
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Chinmay Patel earned 500 total points
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There is no way to get this information from ServiceController. I recommend that you follow this code:

Basically you will loop through event log entries 'cause that's where you can accurately find information on a properly developed Services' whereabouts.

public List<Hashtable> GetEventEntryByEvent(
            ref string logName, ref string machineName, 
            ref string source)
        {
            try
            {
                //Create our list
                List<Hashtable> events = new List<Hashtable>();

                //Connect to the EventLog of the specified machine
                EventLog log = new EventLog(logName, machineName);

                //Now we want to loop through each entry
                foreach (EventLogEntry entry in log.Entries)
                {
                    //If we run across one with the right entry source
                    //  we create a new Hashtable
                    //  then we add the Message,Source, and TimeWritten values
                    //  from that entry
                    if (entry.Source == source)
                    {
                        Hashtable entryInfo = new Hashtable();

                        entryInfo.Add("Message", entry.Message);
                        entryInfo.Add("InstanceId", entry.InstanceId);
                        entryInfo.Add("Source", entry.Source);
                        entryInfo.Add("TimeWritten", entry.TimeWritten);
                        // You can also replace TimeWritten with TimeGenerated
                        //Add this new Hashtable to our list
                        events.Add(entryInfo);

                        entryInfo = null;
                    }
                }
                //Return the results and process these results to see when it was last time started
                return events;
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                //Display an error message
                return null;
            }
        }

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Source: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1928933/c-sharp-get-date-time-a-windows-service-started
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by:Kamal Khaleefa
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Thank you it give a hint to workaround
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