ContextUtil.ContextId Property

Gets a GUID for the current context.

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

public static Guid ContextId { get; }
/** @property */
public static Guid get_ContextId ()

public static function get ContextId () : Guid

Not applicable.

Property Value

The GUID for the current context.

Exception typeCondition


There is no COM+ context available.


The platform is not Windows 2000 or later.

The following example code demonstrates the use of this attribute.

protected override void Activate()
    MessageBox.Show( String.Format("Now entering...\nApplication: {0}\nInstance: {1}\nContext: {2}\n",
                                   ContextUtil.ApplicationId.ToString(), ContextUtil.ApplicationInstanceId.ToString(),
                                   ContextUtil.ContextId.ToString() ) );

protected void Activate()
    MessageBox.Show(String.Format("Now entering...\nApplication: {0}\n"
        + "Instance: {1}\nContext: {2}\n",
} //Activate

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

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