Using older versions of Ninject with .Net APM agent can cause "InvalidProgramException" errors.

Document ID : KB000006555
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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When using Ninject ( in conjunction with the .NET Agent, you can receive an error similar to below:


 [InvalidProgramException: Common Language Runtime detected an invalid program.]

   System.Runtime.CompilerServices.RuntimeHelpers._CompileMethod(IRuntimeMethodInfo method) +0
   System.Reflection.Emit.DynamicMethod.CreateDelegate(Type delegateType) +38
   Ninject.Injection.DynamicMethodInjectorFactory.Create(ConstructorInfo constructor) +859
All releases of APM .Net agent running older releases of Ninject.

Using a version of Ninject released before August 2015 will produce this error.


The error is present in versions of Ninject released before August 2015. To fix the issue, download the latest version from

There are no workarounds in agent configuration to help this, it requires modifications by the application developers.