RegistrationServices.RegisterAssembly Method

Registers the classes in a managed assembly to enable creation from COM.

Namespace: System.Runtime.InteropServices
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public virtual bool RegisterAssembly (
	Assembly assembly,
	AssemblyRegistrationFlags flags
)
public boolean RegisterAssembly (
	Assembly assembly, 
	AssemblyRegistrationFlags flags
)
public function RegisterAssembly (
	assembly : Assembly, 
	flags : AssemblyRegistrationFlags
) : boolean
Not applicable.

Parameters

assembly

The assembly to be registered.

flags

An AssemblyRegistrationFlags value indicating any special settings used when registering assembly.

Return Value

true if assembly contains types that were successfully registered; otherwise false if the assembly contains no eligible types.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentNullException

assembly is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

InvalidOperationException

The full name of assembly is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

-or-

A method marked with ComRegisterFunctionAttribute is not static.

-or-

There is more than one method marked with ComRegisterFunctionAttribute at a given level of the hierarchy.

-or-

The signature of the method marked with ComRegisterFunctionAttribute is not valid.

TargetInvocationException

A user-defined custom registration function (marked with the ComRegisterFunctionAttribute attribute) throws an exception.

RegisterAssembly adds the appropriate registry entries for the types in the specified assembly. This method also calls any registration functions found in the assembly.

Use Assembly.Load to get an assembly.

  • SecurityAction.LinkDemand  for permission to call unmanaged code. Associated enumeration: UnmanagedCode Security action: LinkDemand.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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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