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WebBaseEvent.Raise Method

Raises an event by notifying any configured provider that the event has occurred.

Namespace:  System.Web.Management
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

[AspNetHostingPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, Level = AspNetHostingPermissionLevel.Medium)]
public virtual void Raise()

If you override this method, the event raised is your custom event.


Medium trust or higher is required to raise an event.

The following code example shows how to use the Raise method.

// Raises the SampleWebBaseEvent.
public override void Raise()
    // Perform custom processing. 
    customRaisedMsg =
      string.Format("Event raised at: {0}",

    // Raise the event.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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.