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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
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
public enum ActivationOption
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)

import System.*;
import System.EnterpriseServices.*;

/** @assembly ApplicationName("Calculator")
/** @assembly ApplicationActivation(ActivationOption.Library)
/** @assembly System.Reflection.AssemblyKeyFile("Calculator.snk")
public class Calculator extends ServicedComponent
    public int Add(int x, int y)
        return x + y;
    } //Add
} //Calculator

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0