AddInManager.NewAddInVersionAvailable Method (Guid, Version, Uri, UpdateClassification)

 

Provides notification that a new version of an add-in package is available.

Namespace:   Microsoft.WindowsServerSolutions.AddinInfrastructure
Assembly:  AddinInfrastructure (in AddinInfrastructure.dll)

public void NewAddInVersionAvailable(
	Guid id,
	Version version,
	Uri address,
	UpdateClassification classification
)

Parameters

id
Type: System.Guid

The identifier of the add-in package.

version
Type: System.Version

The new version of the add-in package.

address
Type: System.Uri

The uniform resource identifier (URI) that contains the address of the update for the add-in package.

classification
Type: Microsoft.WindowsServerSolutions.AddinInfrastructure.UpdateClassification

The UpdateClassification.

The address is a link directly to the updated add-ins for catalog add-ins or is a link to a webpage where updates of other add-ins can be downloaded.

The following represents the end-to-end process for how this API is used:

  1. The add-in determines through a self-implemented method whether a new version is available.

  2. The add-in calls the NewAddInVersionAvailablemethod with the GUID specified in the <ID> tag. The address should be a webpage where the user can download the add-in as it is not automatically downloaded.

  3. The user downloads the updated add-in from the webpage and installs it.

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