CodeGroup Class

Represents the abstract base class from which all implementations of code groups must derive.

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

[SerializableAttribute]
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public abstract class CodeGroup

Code groups are the building blocks of code access security policy. Each policy level consists of a root code group that can have child code groups. Each child code group can have their own child code groups; this behavior extends to any number of levels, forming a tree. Each code group has a membership condition that determines if a given assembly belongs to it based on the evidence for that assembly.

Only those code groups whose membership conditions match a given assembly's evidence will be applied. If a matching code group has child code groups, then those children whose membership conditions also match the supplied evidence will likewise be applied.

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

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