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HostProtectionAttribute.ExternalProcessMgmt Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether external process management is exposed.

Namespace:  System.Security.Permissions
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Public Property ExternalProcessMgmt As Boolean
Dim instance As HostProtectionAttribute 
Dim value As Boolean 

value = instance.ExternalProcessMgmt

instance.ExternalProcessMgmt = value

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if external process management is exposed; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Code that exposes external process management might create or destroy other processes.

The following code example illustrates the use of the HostProtectionAttribute attribute with the ExternalProcessMgmt property. This example is part of a larger example provided for the HostProtectionAttribute class.

' The following class is an example of code that exposes  
' external process management. 
' Add the LicenseProviderAttribute to the control.
<LicenseProvider(GetType(LicFileLicenseProvider))> _
Public Class MyControl
    Inherits System.Windows.Forms.Control

    ' Create a new, null license. 
    Private license As License = Nothing

    <HostProtectionAttribute(ExternalProcessMgmt := True)> _
    Public Sub New()

        ' Determine if a valid license can be granted. 
        Dim isValid As Boolean = LicenseManager.IsValid(GetType(MyControl))
        Console.WriteLine(("The result of the IsValid method call is " & _
    End Sub 'New 

    Protected Overrides Sub Dispose(ByVal disposing As Boolean)
        If disposing Then 
            If Not (license Is Nothing) Then
                license = Nothing 
            End If 
        End If 
    End Sub 'Dispose
End Class 'MyControl

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The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0