Specifies when you can use a licensed object and provides a way of obtaining additional services needed to support licenses running within its domain.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: SharedState. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.
This class provides the default . It implements only run-time support and does not support saved license keys.Notes to Inheritors:
If you want to implement design-time license support, you must inherit from this class, and override the following members: UsageMode, GetSavedLicenseKey, GetService, and SetSavedLicenseKey. If you want to implement saved license keys, override the GetSavedLicenseKey and SetSavedLicenseKey methods.
For more information about licensing, see How to: License Components and Controls.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98
The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.