As for .NET remoting object, the proxy object you get at client-side is
actually using a Transparent Proxy and RealProxy class object to
communicate with the backend server object. As the same to most other
standard .net framework classes, only static/shared properties are marked
as "thread-safe", other property/methods are not guaranted to be
thread-safe. Therefore, you may need to add your own code logic to ensure
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>NNTP-Posting-Date: Fri, 04 Apr 2008 12:18:40 -0500
>From: "Jules Winfield" <Jules.Winfield@xxxxxx>
>Subject: Are Activator/Remoting Proxies Thread-Safe?
>Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2008 10:18:40 -0700
>I have a singleton object that's accessed via remoting by way of
>My question is: Is the proxy returned by Activator.GetObject()
>I know that my IMPLEMENTATION of SomeObject has been built in a
>way -- but is the PROXY generated by GetObject() thread-safe?
>In other words, if I create the 'someObj' proxy at startup, can I safely
>make method calls against it from multiple threads?