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ServerApplication Class

Manages an XAF Application Server.

Namespace:DevExpress.ExpressApp.MiddleTier
Assembly:DevExpress.ExpressApp.Xpo.v18.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

The ServerApplication class is a descendant of the XafApplication class. In the project created via the Application Server Project template of the DevExpress v18.2 XAF Solution Wizard with the Console Application as a Middle Tier Server Type, this class is instantiated in the Main method (see Program.cs or Program.vb file). In the project created with the Windows Service as a Middle Tier Server Type, this class is instantiated in the OnStart method (see ApplicationServerService.cs or ApplicationServerService.vb file). The ServerApplication required configuration includes:

  • Specifying the XafApplication.ApplicationName property value. The name must be the same as the one specified in the client application configuration. It is required to ensure that the client connects to the correct server.
  • Populating the XafApplication.Modules collection. Server and client module lists must be synchronized.
  • Specifying the XafApplication.ConnectionString property value used by server to connect to the application's database.

The Middle Tier Security - WCF Service topic provides an example.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    System.MarshalByRefObject
       System.ComponentModel.Component
          XafApplication
             ServerApplication

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