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LicenseManager.UnlockContext Method

Allows changes to be made to the current LicenseContext of the given object.

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

public static void UnlockContext(
	Object contextUser


Type: System.Object
The object whose current context you want to unlock.


contextUser represents a different user than the one specified in a previous call to LockContext.

Use the LicenseContext to get the License of an object. This method unlocks the LicenseContext, allowing the License to be retrieved.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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.