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RemotingConfiguration.IsWellKnownClientType Method (String, String)

Checks whether the object specified by its type name and assembly name is registered as a well-known client type.

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

[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.RemotingConfiguration)]
public static WellKnownClientTypeEntry IsWellKnownClientType(
	string typeName,
	string assemblyName


Type: System.String

The type name of the object to check.

Type: System.String

The assembly name of the object to check.

Return Value

Type: System.Runtime.Remoting.WellKnownClientTypeEntry
The WellKnownClientTypeEntry that corresponds to the specified object type.


At least one of the callers higher in the callstack does not have permission to configure remoting types and channels.

 MyServerImpl myObject = new MyServerImpl();
 // Get the assembly for the 'MyServerImpl' object.
 Assembly myAssembly = Assembly.GetAssembly(typeof(MyServerImpl));
 AssemblyName myName = myAssembly.GetName();
// Check whether the specified object type is registered as 
// well-known client type.
WellKnownClientTypeEntry myWellKnownClientType =
Console.WriteLine("The Object type :"
Console.WriteLine("The Object Uri :"
 MyServerImpl* myObject = new MyServerImpl();
 // Get the assembly for the 'MyServerImpl' object.
 Assembly* myAssembly = Assembly::GetAssembly(__typeof(MyServerImpl));
 AssemblyName* myName = myAssembly->GetName();
// Check whether the specified object type is registered as
// well-known client type.
WellKnownClientTypeEntry* myWellKnownClientType =
Console::WriteLine(S"The Object type :{0}", myWellKnownClientType->ObjectType);
Console::WriteLine(S"The Object Uri :{0}", myWellKnownClientType->ObjectUrl);

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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