Check if IIS is running using C#

The below code snippet can be used to check if IIS is running using .NET framework and C#

Example program to test IIS running status in a machine.

using System;
using System.ServiceProcess;

namespace ProgramCall
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
            bool iis = IsIISRunning();


        private static bool IsIISRunning()
            bool isRunning = false;

            ServiceController controller = new ServiceController("W3SVC");

            if (controller.Status == ServiceControllerStatus.Running)
                isRunning = true;

            return isRunning;


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