Gets a value that indicates whether server garbage collection is enabled.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
For information about server garbage collection, see the "Workstation and Server Garbage Collection" section in Fundamentals of Garbage Collection.
If server garbage collection is not enabled, workstation garbage collection is in effect (with or without concurrent collection). Server garbage collection is available only on multiprocessor computers.
An unmanaged host can request server garbage collection, and the host request overrides configuration file settings. If the host does not specify the type of garbage collection, you can use a configuration file setting to specify server garbage collection. This setting is valid only in the application configuration file, not in the machine configuration file (see Configuration Files). The following example shows the contents of a sample application configuration file that enables server garbage collection.
<configuration> <runtime> <gcServer enabled="true" /> </runtime> </configuration>
.NET FrameworkSupported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
.NET Framework Client ProfileSupported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Portable Class LibrarySupported in: Portable Class Library
.NET for Windows Store appsSupported in: Windows 8
.NET for Windows Phone appsSupported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1
Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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.