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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());
    }
}

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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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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