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MarshalByRefObject.InitializeLifetimeService Method ()


Obtains a lifetime service object to control the lifetime policy for this instance.

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

public virtual object InitializeLifetimeService()

Return Value

Type: System.Object

An object of type ILease used to control the lifetime policy for this instance. This is the current lifetime service object for this instance if one exists; otherwise, a new lifetime service object initialized to the value of the LifetimeServices.LeaseManagerPollTime property.

Exception Condition

The immediate caller does not have infrastructure permission.

For more information about lifetime services, see the LifetimeServices class.

The following code example demonstrates creating a lease.

public class MyClass : MarshalByRefObject
  public override Object InitializeLifetimeService()
    ILease lease = (ILease)base.InitializeLifetimeService();
    if (lease.CurrentState == LeaseState.Initial)
         lease.InitialLeaseTime = TimeSpan.FromMinutes(1);
         lease.SponsorshipTimeout = TimeSpan.FromMinutes(2);
          lease.RenewOnCallTime = TimeSpan.FromSeconds(2);
      return lease;


requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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