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ReturnMessage Class

Holds a message returned in response to a method call on a remote object.

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

<ComVisibleAttribute(True)> _
Public Class ReturnMessage
	Implements IMethodReturnMessage, IMethodMessage, IMessage
Dim instance As ReturnMessage

/** @attribute ComVisibleAttribute(true) */ 
public class ReturnMessage implements IMethodReturnMessage, IMethodMessage, 
public class ReturnMessage implements IMethodReturnMessage, IMethodMessage, 


This class makes a link demand and an inheritance demand at the class level. A SecurityException is thrown when either the immediate caller or the derived class does not have infrastructure permission. For details about security demands, see Link Demands and Inheritance Demands.

<PermissionSet(SecurityAction.Demand, Name:="FullTrust")> _
Public Class MyProxy
   Inherits RealProxy
   Private stringUri As String
   Private myMarshalByRefObject As MarshalByRefObject
   Public Sub New(myType As Type)
      myMarshalByRefObject = CType(Activator.CreateInstance(myType), MarshalByRefObject)
      Dim myObject As ObjRef = RemotingServices.Marshal(myMarshalByRefObject)
      stringUri = myObject.URI
   End Sub 'New
   Public Overrides Function Invoke(myMessage As IMessage) As IMessage
      Dim myCallMessage As IMethodCallMessage = CType(myMessage, IMethodCallMessage)

      Dim myIMethodReturnMessage As IMethodReturnMessage = RemotingServices. _
         ExecuteMessage(myMarshalByRefObject, myCallMessage)

      Console.WriteLine("Method name : " + myIMethodReturnMessage.MethodName)
      Console.WriteLine("The return value is : " + myIMethodReturnMessage.ReturnValue)
      ' Get number of 'ref' and 'out' parameters.
      Dim myArgOutCount As Integer = myIMethodReturnMessage.OutArgCount
      Console.WriteLine("The number of 'ref', 'out' parameters are : " + _
      ' Gets name and values of 'ref' and 'out' parameters.
      Dim i As Integer
      For i = 0 To myArgOutCount - 1
         Console.WriteLine("Name of argument {0} is '{1}'.", i, _
         Console.WriteLine("Value of argument {0} is '{1}'.", i, _
      Next i
      Dim myObjectArray As Object() = myIMethodReturnMessage.OutArgs
      For i = 0 To myObjectArray.Length - 1
         Console.WriteLine("Value of argument {0} is '{1}' in OutArgs", i, myObjectArray(i))
      Next i
      Return myIMethodReturnMessage
   End Function 'Invoke
End Class 'MyProxy

/** @attribute SecurityPermission(SecurityAction.Demand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.Infrastructure)
public class MyProxy extends RealProxy
    private String stringUri;
    private MarshalByRefObject myMarshalByRefObject;

    public MyProxy(Type myType)
            = (MarshalByRefObject)Activator.CreateInstance(myType);
        ObjRef myObject = RemotingServices.Marshal(myMarshalByRefObject);
        stringUri = myObject.get_URI();
    } //MyProxy

    public IMessage Invoke(IMessage myMessage)
        IMethodCallMessage myCallMessage = (IMethodCallMessage)myMessage;
        IMethodReturnMessage myIMethodReturnMessage 
            = RemotingServices.ExecuteMessage(myMarshalByRefObject,
        Console.WriteLine("Method name : " 
            + myIMethodReturnMessage.get_MethodName());
        Console.WriteLine("The return value is : " 
            + myIMethodReturnMessage.get_ReturnValue());

        // Get number of 'ref' and 'out' parameters.
        int myArgOutCount = myIMethodReturnMessage.get_OutArgCount();

        Console.WriteLine("The number of 'ref', 'out' parameters are : " 
            + myIMethodReturnMessage.get_OutArgCount());

        // Gets name and values of 'ref' and 'out' parameters.
        for (int i = 0; i < myArgOutCount; i++) {
            Console.WriteLine("Name of argument {0} is '{1}'.",
            Console.WriteLine("Value of argument {0} is '{1}'.",
        Object myObjectArray[] = myIMethodReturnMessage.get_OutArgs();

        for (int i = 0; i < myObjectArray.length; i++) {
            Console.WriteLine("Value of argument {0} is '{1}' in OutArgs",
                System.Convert.ToString(i), myObjectArray.get_Item(i));

        return myIMethodReturnMessage;
    } //Invoke
} //MyProxy


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0