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ServiceDescription.GetService Method (Type)

Returns a service description initialized with a specified service type.

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

public static ServiceDescription GetService(
	Type serviceType
)

Parameters

serviceType
Type: System.Type

The Type of the service.

Return Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceDescription
The ServiceDescription for the service type provided.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

serviceType is null.

Use this method to reflect on behaviors using the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) programming model when replacing ServiceHostBase with you own hosting mechanism.

GetService(Type) initializes the Name, Namespace, and ConfigurationName properties, reflects on the type for any the ServiceBehaviorAttribute objects and adds them to Behaviors, and ensures that the ServiceBehaviorAttribute is attached to the service.

ServiceDescription d = ServiceDescription.GetService(new CalculatorService());
foreach (IServiceBehavior isb in d.Behaviors)
{
    Console.WriteLine(isb.GetType());
}
Console.WriteLine();

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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