InstanceKey Class

Represents an instance key and contains an identifier and metadata associated with the instance key. An instance key acts as a non-unique alias for an instance.


Namespace:  System.Runtime.DurableInstancing
Assembly:  System.Runtime.DurableInstancing (in System.Runtime.DurableInstancing.dll)

public class InstanceKey

The InstanceKey type exposes the following members.

Public methodInstanceKey(Guid)Initializes an instance of the InstanceKey class using the GUID associated with the instance key passed.
Public methodInstanceKey(Guid, IDictionary<XName, InstanceValue>)Initializes an instance of the InstanceKey class using the GUID and metadata associated with the instance key.

Public propertyStatic memberInvalidKeyReturns an invalid InstanceKey object. An invalid InstanceKey object has Guid.Empty value for the Value property and a false value for the IsValid property.
Public propertyIsValidGets a value that indicates whether the instance key is valid.
Public propertyMetadataGets the dictionary that contains metadata associated with the instance key.
Public propertyValueGets the GUID value associated with the current instance key.

Public methodEqualsCompares the GUID associated with the current object (stored in the Value property) with the GUID associated with the InstanceKey object. (Overrides Object.Equals(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 methodGetHashCodeReturns a unique hash code for the current InstanceKey object’s GUID (stored in the Value property). (Overrides Object.GetHashCode().)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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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