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CommunicationObject.Open Method (TimeSpan)

Causes a communication object to transition from the created state into the opened state within a specified interval of time.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Channels
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public void Open(
	TimeSpan timeout
)

Parameters

timeout
Type: System.TimeSpan
The Timespan that specifies how long the open operation has to complete before timing out.

Implements

ICommunicationObject.Open(TimeSpan)

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

The communication object is not in a Opened or Opening state and cannot be modified.

ObjectDisposedException

The communication object is in a Closing or Closed state and cannot be modified.

CommunicationObjectFaultedException

The communication object is in a Faulted state and cannot be modified.

TimeoutException

The default interval of time that was allotted for the operation was exceeded before the operation was completed.

When a CommunicationObject is instantiated, it begins in the Created state. In the Created state, the object can be configured (for example, properties can be set, or events can be registered), but it is not yet usable to send or receive messages. When called, the Open method causes a CommunicationObject to enter into the Opening state and calls OnOpening, Open, and OnOpened. The OnOpened method completes the Open method by setting the state of the object to the Opened state.

In the

Opened state, the CommunicationObject is usable (for example, messages can be received), but it is no longer configurable.

There is also an asynchronous version of the open method that is initiated by calling BeginOpen and completed by calling EndOpen.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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