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AppDomain.CreateDomain Method (String, Evidence, AppDomainSetup, PermissionSet, StrongName[])

Creates a new application domain using the specified name, evidence, application domain setup information, default permission set, and array of fully trusted assemblies.

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

public static AppDomain CreateDomain(
	string friendlyName,
	Evidence securityInfo,
	AppDomainSetup info,
	PermissionSet grantSet,
	params StrongName[] fullTrustAssemblies
)

Parameters

friendlyName
Type: System.String

The friendly name of the domain. This friendly name can be displayed in user interfaces to identify the domain. For more information, see the description of FriendlyName.

securityInfo
Type: System.Security.Policy.Evidence

Evidence that establishes the identity of the code that runs in the application domain. Pass null to use the evidence of the current application domain.

info
Type: System.AppDomainSetup

An object that contains application domain initialization information.

grantSet
Type: System.Security.PermissionSet

A default permission set that is granted to all assemblies loaded into the new application domain that do not have specific grants.

fullTrustAssemblies
Type: System.Security.Policy.StrongName[]

An array of strong names representing assemblies to be considered fully trusted in the new application domain.

Return Value

Type: System.AppDomain
The newly created application domain.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

friendlyName is null.

InvalidOperationException

The application domain is null.

-or-

The ApplicationBase property is not set on the AppDomainSetup object that is supplied for info.

You must set the ApplicationBase property of the AppDomainSetup object that you supply for info. Otherwise, an exception is thrown.

If securityInfo is not supplied, the evidence from the current application domain is used.

The information provided for grantSet and fullTrustAssemblies is used to create an ApplicationTrust object for the new application domain.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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