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UrlIdentityPermission.ToXml Method

Creates an XML encoding of the permission and its current state.

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

public override SecurityElement ToXml()

Return Value

Type: System.Security.SecurityElement
An XML encoding of the permission, including any state information.



The following code example shows the behavior of the ToXml method. This example is part of a larger example provided for UrlIdentityPermission class.


The code example is intended to show the behavior of the method, not to demonstrate its use. In general, the methods of permission classes are used by the security infrastructure; they are not typically used in applications.

// ToXml creates an XML encoding of the permission and its current state; FromXml reconstructs a 
// permission with the specified state from the XML encoding. 
private static void ToFromXmlDemo()

    UrlIdentityPermission permIdPerm1 = new UrlIdentityPermission("*");
    UrlIdentityPermission permIdPerm2 = new UrlIdentityPermission(PermissionState.None);
    bool result = permIdPerm2.Equals(permIdPerm1);
    if (result)
        Console.WriteLine("Result of ToFromXml = " + permIdPerm2.ToString());


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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, 1.1, 1.0