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IActivator Interface

Provides the basic functionality for a remoting activator class.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.Remoting.Activation
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public interface IActivator

The IActivator type exposes the following members.

Public propertyLevelGets the ActivatorLevel where this activator is active.
Public propertyNextActivatorGets or sets the next activator in the chain.

Public methodActivateCreates an instance of the object that is specified in the provided IConstructionCallMessage.

Activators control and participate in the activation of marshal by reference objects. Some activators create contexts, whereas others create actual objects.

Activators use the NextActivator property to form a hierarchy that must be observed.

.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.