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ActivationContext.Identity Property

Gets the application identity for the current application.

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

public ApplicationIdentity Identity { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.ApplicationIdentity
An ApplicationIdentity object that identifies the current application.

An ApplicationIdentity uniquely identifies an application by its full name and location.

The following code example demonstrates the use of an ActivationContext object to obtain the ApplicationIdentity for a manifest-based application. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the ActivationContext class.


ActivationContext ac = AppDomain.CurrentDomain.ActivationContext;
ApplicationIdentity ai = ac.Identity;


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.
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