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ThreadPool.SetMaxThreads Method

This member can be used only by trusted applications. If you try to use this member in a partial-trust application, your code will throw a MethodAccessException exception. This member is security-critical, which restricts its use.
[SECURITY CRITICAL]

Sets the number of requests to the thread pool that can be active concurrently. All requests above that number remain queued until thread pool threads become available.

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

[SecurityCriticalAttribute]
[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, ControlThread = true)]
public static bool SetMaxThreads(
	int workerThreads,
	int completionPortThreads
)

Parameters

workerThreads
Type: System.Int32
The maximum number of worker threads in the thread pool.
completionPortThreads
Type: System.Int32
The maximum number of asynchronous I/O threads in the thread pool.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the change is successful; otherwise, false.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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