ActivationContext Class

Identifies the activation context for the current application. This class cannot be inherited.


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

public ref class ActivationContext sealed : IDisposable, 

The ActivationContext type exposes the following members.

Public propertyApplicationManifestBytesGets the ClickOnce application manifest for the current application.
Public propertyDeploymentManifestBytesGets the ClickOnce deployment manifest for the current application.
Public propertyFormGets the form, or store context, for the current application.
Public propertyIdentityGets the application identity for the current application.

Public methodStatic memberCreatePartialActivationContext(ApplicationIdentity)Initializes a new instance of the ActivationContext class using the specified application identity.
Public methodStatic memberCreatePartialActivationContext(ApplicationIdentity, array<String>)Initializes a new instance of the ActivationContext class using the specified application identity and array of manifest paths.
Public methodDisposeReleases all resources used by the ActivationContext.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeEnables an ActivationContext object to attempt to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the ActivationContext is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Overrides Object::Finalize().)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodISerializable::GetObjectDataInfrastructure. Populates a SerializationInfo with the data needed to serialize the target object.

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

Important noteImportant

This type implements the IDisposable interface. When you have finished using the type, you should dispose of it either directly or indirectly. To dispose of the type directly, call its Dispose method in a try/catch block. To dispose of it indirectly, use a language construct such as using (in C#) or Using (in Visual Basic). For more information, see the “Using an Object that Implements IDisposable” section in the IDisposable interface topic.

The following code example demonstrates the use of an ActivationContext object to obtain the ApplicationIdentity for a manifest-based application. For correct results, execute this code example as a manifest-based application.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.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

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