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OutputCacheProvider Class

Serves as a base class that contains abstract methods for implementing an output-cache provider.

Namespace:  System.Web.Caching
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public abstract class OutputCacheProvider : ProviderBase

The OutputCacheProvider type exposes the following members.

Protected methodOutputCacheProviderInitializes a new instance of the OutputCacheProvider class.

Public propertyDescriptionGets a brief, friendly description suitable for display in administrative tools or other user interfaces (UIs). (Inherited from ProviderBase.)
Public propertyNameGets the friendly name used to refer to the provider during configuration. (Inherited from ProviderBase.)

Public methodAddInserts the specified entry into the output cache.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetReturns a reference to the specified entry in the output cache.
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodInitializeInitializes the provider. (Inherited from ProviderBase.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodRemoveRemoves the specified entry from the output cache.
Public methodSetInserts the specified entry into the output cache, overwriting the entry if it is already cached.
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

All output-cache providers must implement the abstract methods in the OutputCacheProvider class.

Notes to Inheritors

When you inherit from OutputCacheProvider, you must override the following members:

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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