ApplicationManager Class

Manages ASP.NET application domains for an ASP.NET hosting application.

Namespace: System.Web.Hosting
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public ref class ApplicationManager sealed : public MarshalByRefObject
public final class ApplicationManager extends MarshalByRefObject
public final class ApplicationManager extends MarshalByRefObject
Not applicable.

The ApplicationManager object provides lifetime management of objects in the hosting environment for an ASP.NET application. It is responsible for:

  • Activating and initializing ASP.NET applications.

  • Managing the application lifetime and the lifetime of objects registered in the application.

  • Exposing objects used by the hosting environment to process ASP.NET application requests.

  • Providing a list of applications running in the hosting process at any given moment.

  • AspNetHostingPermission  for operating in a hosted environment. Demand value: LinkDemand. Permission value: Minimal.


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 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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