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ActivationOption Enumeration

Specifies the manner in which serviced components are activated in the application.

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

public enum ActivationOption

Member nameDescription
LibrarySpecifies that serviced components in the marked application are activated in the creator's process.
ServerSpecifies that serviced components in the marked application are activated in a system-provided process.

The activation setting for the application defaults to Library.

The following code example demonstrates the use of this enumeration.

using System;
using System.EnterpriseServices;

[assembly: ApplicationName("Calculator")]
[assembly: ApplicationActivation(ActivationOption.Library)]
[assembly: System.Reflection.AssemblyKeyFile("Calculator.snk")]
public class Calculator : ServicedComponent
    public int Add (int x, int y)

.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.