Exception.GetObjectData Method (SerializationInfo, StreamingContext)

 

When overridden in a derived class, sets the SerializationInfo with information about the exception.

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

[<SecurityCriticalAttribute>]
abstract GetObjectData : 
        info:SerializationInfo *
        context:StreamingContext -> unit
[<SecurityCriticalAttribute>]
override GetObjectData : 
        info:SerializationInfo *
        context:StreamingContext -> unit

Parameters

info
Type: System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationInfo

The SerializationInfo that holds the serialized object data about the exception being thrown.

context
Type: System.Runtime.Serialization.StreamingContext

The StreamingContext that contains contextual information about the source or destination.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

The info parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

GetObjectData sets a SerializationInfo with all the exception object data targeted for serialization. During deserialization, the exception is reconstituted from the SerializationInfo transmitted over the stream.

The following code example defines a derived serializable Exception class that implements GetObjectData, which makes minor changes to two properties and then calls the base class to perform the serialization. The example forces a divide-by-0 error and then creates an instance of the derived exception. The code serializes the instance to a file, deserializes the file into a new exception, which it throws, and then catches and displays the exception's data.

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SecurityCriticalAttribute

requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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