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DeploymentDownloadException Class

Indicates that there was an error downloading either the ClickOnce manifests or the deployment's files to the client computer.

System.Object
  System.Exception
    System.SystemException
      System.Deployment.Application.DeploymentException
        System.Deployment.Application.DeploymentDownloadException

Namespace:  System.Deployment.Application
Assembly:  System.Deployment (in System.Deployment.dll)

[SerializableAttribute]
public class DeploymentDownloadException : DeploymentException

The DeploymentDownloadException type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodDeploymentDownloadException()Initializes a new instance of the DeploymentDownloadException class.
Public methodDeploymentDownloadException(String)Initializes a new instance of the DeploymentDownloadException class with a message that describes the exception.
Protected methodDeploymentDownloadException(SerializationInfo, StreamingContext)Initializes a new instance of the DeploymentDownloadException class.
Public methodDeploymentDownloadException(String, Exception)Initializes a new instance of the DeploymentDownloadException class.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyDataGets a collection of key/value pairs that provide additional user-defined information about the exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyHelpLinkGets or sets a link to the help file associated with this exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyHResultGets or sets HRESULT, a coded numerical value that is assigned to a specific exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyInnerExceptionGets the Exception instance that caused the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyMessageGets a message that describes the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySourceGets or sets the name of the application or the object that causes the error. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyStackTraceGets a string representation of the immediate frames on the call stack. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyTargetSiteGets the method that throws the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetBaseExceptionWhen overridden in a derived class, returns the Exception that is the root cause of one or more subsequent exceptions. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetObjectDataWhen overridden in a derived class, sets the SerializationInfo with information about the exception. (Inherited from DeploymentException.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the runtime type of the current instance. (Inherited from Exception.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringCreates and returns a string representation of the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
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  NameDescription
Protected eventSerializeObjectStateOccurs when an exception is serialized to create an exception state object that contains serialized data about the exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
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A DeploymentDownloadException can indicate that a number of problems occurred when the user tried to download a ClickOnce application update:

  • The client's computer's network connection is down.

  • The Web server, FTP server, or file share hosting the update is unavailable.

  • One or more of the files in the ClickOnce deployment was not found.

To obtain detailed error information about an exception, consult the ClickOnce error log. For more information, see Troubleshooting ClickOnce Deployments.

The following code example installs an application update synchronously, and reports to the user if there was a problem downloading either the manifests or the deployment's files.

private void InstallUpdateSync()
{
    if (ApplicationDeployment.IsNetworkDeployed)
    {
        Boolean updateAvailable = false;
        ApplicationDeployment ad = ApplicationDeployment.CurrentDeployment;

        try
        {
            updateAvailable = ad.CheckForUpdate();
        }
        catch (DeploymentDownloadException dde)
        {
            // This exception occurs if a network error or disk error occurs 
            // when downloading the deployment.
            MessageBox.Show("The application cannt check for the existence of a new version at this time. \n\nPlease check your network connection, or try again later. Error: " + dde);
            return;
        }
        catch (InvalidDeploymentException ide)
        {
            MessageBox.Show("The application cannot check for an update. The ClickOnce deployment is corrupt. Please redeploy the application and try again. Error: " + ide.Message);
            return;
        }
        catch (InvalidOperationException ioe)
        {
            MessageBox.Show("This application cannot check for an update. This most often happens if the application is already in the process of updating. Error: " + ioe.Message);
            return;
        }

        if (updateAvailable)
        {
            try
            {
                ad.Update();
                MessageBox.Show("The application has been upgraded, and will now restart.");
                Application.Restart();
            }
            catch (DeploymentDownloadException dde)
            {
                MessageBox.Show("Cannot install the latest version of the application. Either the deployment server is unavailable, or your network connection is down. \n\nPlease check your network connection, or try again later. Error: " + dde.Message);
            }
            catch (TrustNotGrantedException tnge)
            {
                MessageBox.Show("The application cannot be updated. The system did not grant the application the appropriate level of trust. Please contact your system administrator or help desk for further troubleshooting. Error: " + tnge.Message);
            }
        }
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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