Thread.GetDomain Method

Returns the current domain in which the current thread is running.

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

public static AppDomain GetDomain()

Return Value

Type: System.AppDomain
An AppDomain representing the current application domain of the running thread.

The following code example shows how to retrieve the name and ID of the AppDomain in which the thread is running.


using System;
using System.Threading;

class Test
{
    static void Main()
    {
        Thread newThread = new Thread(new ThreadStart(ThreadMethod));
        newThread.Start();
    }

    static void ThreadMethod()
    {
        Console.WriteLine(
            "Thread {0} started in {1} with AppDomainID = {2}.",
            AppDomain.GetCurrentThreadId().ToString(), 
            Thread.GetDomain().FriendlyName, 
            Thread.GetDomainID().ToString());
    }
}


.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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