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HttpRuntime.UnloadAppDomain Method

Note: This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 1.1 of the .NET Framework.

Terminates the current application. The application restarts the next time a request is received for it.

[Visual Basic]
Public Shared Sub UnloadAppDomain()
public static void UnloadAppDomain();
public: static void UnloadAppDomain();
public static function UnloadAppDomain();


UnloadAppDomain is useful for servers that have a large number of applications that infrequently receive requests. Rather than keep application resources alive for the lifetime of the process, UnloadAppDomain allows programmatic shutdown of unused applications.


Platforms: Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

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See Also

HttpRuntime Class | HttpRuntime Members | System.Web Namespace