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GetDomain Method

Thread.GetDomain Method

Returns the current domain in which the current thread is running.

Namespace:  System.Threading
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static AppDomain GetDomain()

Return Value

Type: System.AppDomain
An AppDomain representing the current application domain of the running thread.

The following code example shows how to retrieve the name and ID of the AppDomain in which the thread is running.

using System;
using System.Threading;

class Test
{
    static void Main()
    {
        Thread newThread = new Thread(new ThreadStart(ThreadMethod));
        newThread.Start();
    }

    static void ThreadMethod()
    {
        Console.WriteLine(
            "Thread {0} started in {1} with AppDomainID = {2}.",
            AppDomain.GetCurrentThreadId().ToString(), 
            Thread.GetDomain().FriendlyName, 
            Thread.GetDomainID().ToString());
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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