HttpServerUtility.CreateObjectFromClsid Method

Creates a server instance of a COM object identified by the object's class identifier (CLSID).

Namespace: System.Web
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

Public Function CreateObjectFromClsid ( _
	clsid As String _
) As Object
Dim instance As HttpServerUtility
Dim clsid As String
Dim returnValue As Object

returnValue = instance.CreateObjectFromClsid(clsid)
public Object CreateObjectFromClsid (
	String clsid
public function CreateObjectFromClsid (
	clsid : String
) : Object
Not applicable.



The class identifier of the object to create an instance of.

Return Value

The new object.

Exception typeCondition


An instance of the object could not be created.

The following example demonstrates how to use the CreateObjectFromClsid method to create a server instance of a COM object.

Dim ClsidStr As String
Dim MyObject As Object
ClsidStr = "42754580-16b7-11ce-80eb-00aa003d7352"
MyObject = Server.CreateObject(ClsidStr)

String clsidStr;
Object myObject;

clsidStr = "42754580-16b7-11ce-80eb-00aa003d7352";
myObject = get_Server().CreateObject(clsidStr);

var clsidStr : String
var myObject : Object
clsidStr = "42754580-16b7-11ce-80eb-00aa003d7352"
myObject = Server.CreateObject(clsidStr)

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0