Activator.CreateInstance Method (ActivationContext)

Creates an instance of the type designated by the specified ActivationContext object.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Function CreateInstance ( _
	activationContext As ActivationContext _
) As ObjectHandle

Parameters

activationContext
Type: System.ActivationContext

An activation context object that specifies the object to create.

Return Value

Type: System.Runtime.Remoting.ObjectHandle
A handle that must be unwrapped to access the newly created object.

Use the ObjectHandle.Unwrap method to unwrap the return value.

The activation context is used during manifest-based activation to set up the domain policy and to provide an application-based security model. The ActivationContext class contains an ApplicationIdentity object that provides access to the application manifest. For more information, see the ApplicationSecurityManager class.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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