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ICorRuntimeHost::CreateDomain Method

Creates an application domain. The caller receives an interface pointer of type _AppDomain to an instance of type System.AppDomain.

HRESULT CreateDomain (
    [in] LPWSTR    pwzFriendlyName,
    [in] IUnknown* pIdentityArray,
    [out] void   **pAppDomain


[in] An optional parameter used to give a friendly name to the domain. This friendly name can be displayed in user interfaces such as debuggers to identify the domain.


[in] An optional array of pointers to IIdentity instances that represent evidence mapped through security policy to establish a permission set. An IIdentity object can be obtained by calling the CreateEvidence method.


[out] An interface pointer of type _AppDomain to an instance of System.AppDomain that can be used to further control the domain.




The operation was successful.


The operation failed to complete.


An unknown, catastrophic failure occurred. If a method returns E_FAIL, the common language runtime (CLR) is no longer usable in the process. Subsequent calls to any hosting APIs return HOST_E_CLRNOTAVAILABLE.


The CLR has not been loaded into a process, or the CLR is in a state in which it cannot run managed code or process the call successfully.

Platforms: See .NET Framework System Requirements.

Header: MSCorEE.h

Library: Included as a resource in MSCorEE.dll

.NET Framework Versions: 1.0, 1.1