AppDomain.CreateDomain Method (String)

Creates a new application domain with the specified name.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Function CreateDomain ( _
	friendlyName As String _
) As AppDomain

Parameters

friendlyName
Type: System.String

The friendly name of the domain.

Return Value

Type: System.AppDomain
The newly created application domain.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

friendlyName is Nothing.

The friendlyName parameter is intended to identify the domain in a manner that is meaningful to humans. This string should be suitable for display in user interfaces.

This method overload uses the AppDomainSetup information from the default application domain.

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

' Set up the AppDomainSetup 
Dim setup As New AppDomainSetup()
setup.ApplicationBase = "(some directory)"
setup.ConfigurationFile = "(some file)" 

' Set up the Evidence 
Dim baseEvidence As Evidence = AppDomain.CurrentDomain.Evidence
Dim evidence As New Evidence(baseEvidence)
evidence.AddAssembly("(some assembly)")
evidence.AddHost("(some host)")

' Create the AppDomain 
Dim newDomain As AppDomain = AppDomain.CreateDomain("newDomain", evidence, setup)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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.

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