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AppDomain.CreateDomain Method (String, Evidence, AppDomainSetup)

Creates a new application domain using the specified name, evidence, and application domain setup information.

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

public static AppDomain CreateDomain (
	string friendlyName,
	Evidence securityInfo,
	AppDomainSetup info
)
public static AppDomain CreateDomain (
	String friendlyName, 
	Evidence securityInfo, 
	AppDomainSetup info
)
public static function CreateDomain (
	friendlyName : String, 
	securityInfo : Evidence, 
	info : AppDomainSetup
) : AppDomain
Not applicable.

Parameters

friendlyName

The friendly name of the domain. This friendly name can be displayed in user interfaces to identify the domain. For more information, see FriendlyName.

securityInfo

Evidence mapped through the security policy to establish a top-of-stack permission set. Pass a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) to use the evidence of the current application domain.

info

An object that contains application domain initialization information.

Return Value

The newly created application domain.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentNullException

friendlyName is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

If info is not supplied, this method overload uses the AppDomainSetup information from the default application domain.

If securityInfo is not supplied, the evidence from the current application domain is used.

If the current application domain has an empty Evidence, SecurityException is thrown when creating a new application domain and passing a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) for securityInfo. An empty Evidence always results in an empty grant set. For example, a default application domain can have an empty Evidence if it is created from unmanaged code.

The following sample demonstrates, in general, how to create a domain using one of the CreateDomain overloads.

// Set up the AppDomainSetup
AppDomainSetup setup = new AppDomainSetup();
setup.ApplicationBase = "(some directory)";
setup.ConfigurationFile = "(some file)";

// Set up the Evidence
Evidence baseEvidence = AppDomain.CurrentDomain.Evidence;
Evidence evidence = new Evidence(baseEvidence);
evidence.AddAssembly("(some assembly)");
evidence.AddHost("(some host)");

// Create the AppDomain      
AppDomain newDomain = AppDomain.CreateDomain("newDomain", evidence, setup);

// Set up the AppDomainSetup
AppDomainSetup setUp = new AppDomainSetup();
setUp.set_ApplicationBase("(some directory)");
setUp.set_ConfigurationFile("(some file)");
// Set up the Evidence
Evidence baseEvidence = AppDomain.get_CurrentDomain().get_Evidence();
Evidence evidence = new Evidence(baseEvidence);
evidence.AddAssembly("(some assembly)");
evidence.AddHost("(some host)");
// Create the AppDomain      
AppDomain newDomain = AppDomain.CreateDomain("newDomain", evidence, setUp);

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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