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LicenseProvider Class

Provides the abstract (MustInherit in Visual Basic) base class for implementing a license provider.

For a list of all members of this type, see LicenseProvider Members.


[Visual Basic]
MustInherit Public Class LicenseProvider
public abstract class LicenseProvider
public __gc __abstract class LicenseProvider
public abstract class LicenseProvider

Thread Safety

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


Notes to Inheritors:  When you inherit from LicenseProvider, you must override the GetLicense method.

See LicFileLicenseProvider for an implementation of this class. For more information on licensing, see Licensing Components and Controls.


Namespace: System.ComponentModel

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

Assembly: System (in System.dll)

See Also

LicenseProvider Members | System.ComponentModel Namespace | License | LicenseContext | LicenseException | LicenseManager | LicenseProviderAttribute | LicFileLicenseProvider | LicenseUsageMode