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ApplicationIdentity Class
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ApplicationIdentity Class

Provides the ability to uniquely identify a manifest-activated application. This class cannot be inherited.


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

public sealed class ApplicationIdentity : ISerializable

The ApplicationIdentity type exposes the following members.

Public methodApplicationIdentityInitializes a new instance of the ApplicationIdentity class.

Public propertyCodeBaseGets the location of the deployment manifest as a URL.
Public propertyFullNameGets the full name of the application.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringInfrastructure. Returns the full name of the manifest-activated application. (Overrides Object.ToString().)

Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodISerializable.GetObjectDataInfrastructure. Populates a SerializationInfo object with the data needed to serialize the target object.

The ApplicationIdentity class is used in the activation of manifest-based applications.

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: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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