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DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> Class

Provides the means to create and manage duplex channels of different types that are used by clients to send and receive messages to and from service endpoints.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)
public class DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> : ChannelFactory<TChannel>

Type Parameters

TChannel

The type of channel produced by the channel factory.

The DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(InstanceContext)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with specified instance context.
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(Object)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with an object that implements the callback contract.
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(Type)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with specified type of callback instance.
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(InstanceContext, Binding)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with a context that implements the callback contract and a specified binding.
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(InstanceContext, ServiceEndpoint)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with an object that implements the callback contract and a specified endpoint.
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(InstanceContext, String)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with an object that implements the callback contract and a specified configuration.
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(Object, Binding)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with an object that implements the callback contract and a specified binding.
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(Object, ServiceEndpoint)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with an object that implements the callback contract and a specified endpoint.
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(Object, String)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with an object that implements the callback contract and a specified configuration.
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(Type, Binding)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with specified type of callback instance and binding.
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(Type, ServiceEndpoint)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with specified type of callback instance and service endpoint.
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(Type, String)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with specified type of callback instance and configuration.
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(InstanceContext, Binding, EndpointAddress)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with an object that implements the callback contract and a specified binding and endpoint address.
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(InstanceContext, Binding, String)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with specified instance context, binding, and remote address.
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(InstanceContext, String, EndpointAddress)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with an object that implements the callback contract and a specified configuration and endpoint address.
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(Object, Binding, EndpointAddress)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with an object that implements the callback contract and a specified binding and endpoint address.
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(Object, Binding, String)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with specified callback object, binding, and remote address.
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(Object, String, EndpointAddress)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with an object that implements the callback contract, and a specified configuration and endpoint address.
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(Type, Binding, EndpointAddress)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with specified type of callback instance, binding, and remote address.
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(Type, Binding, String)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with the specified type of callback instance, binding, and remote address.
Public methodDuplexChannelFactory<TChannel>(Type, String, EndpointAddress)Initializes a new instance of the DuplexChannelFactory<TChannel> class with the specified type of callback instance, configuration, and remote address.
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  NameDescription
Public propertySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsCredentialsGets the credentials used by clients to communicate a service endpoint over the channels produced by the factory. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Protected propertySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsDefaultCloseTimeoutGets the default interval of time provided for a close operation to complete. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Protected propertySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsDefaultOpenTimeoutGets the default interval of time provided for an open operation to complete. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Public propertySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsEndpointGets the service endpoint to which the channels produced by the factory connect. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Protected propertySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsIsDisposedGets a value that indicates whether the communication object has been disposed. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Public propertySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsStateGets a value that indicates the current state of the communication object. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Protected propertySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsThisLockGets the mutually exclusive lock that protects the class instance during a state transition. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsAbortCauses a communication object to transition immediately from its current state into the closing state. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsApplyConfigurationInitializes the channel factory with the behaviors provided by a specified configuration file and with those in the service endpoint of the channel factory. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsBeginClose(AsyncCallback, Object)Begins an asynchronous operation to close a communication object. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsBeginClose(TimeSpan, AsyncCallback, Object)Begins an asynchronous operation to close a communication object with a specified timeout. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsBeginOpen(AsyncCallback, Object)Begins an asynchronous operation to open a communication object. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsBeginOpen(TimeSpan, AsyncCallback, Object)Begins an asynchronous operation to open a communication object within a specified interval of time. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsClose()Causes a communication object to transition from its current state into the closed state. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsClose(TimeSpan)Causes a communication object to transition from its current state into the closed state within a specified interval of time. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsCreateChannel()Creates a channel of a specified type to a specified endpoint address. (Inherited from ChannelFactory<TChannel>.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsCreateChannel(EndpointAddress)Creates a channel that is used to send messages to a service at a specific endpoint address. (Inherited from ChannelFactory<TChannel>.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsCreateChannel(InstanceContext)Creates a duplex channel between a service and a callback instance on the client.
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsCreateChannel(EndpointAddress, Uri)Creates a duplex channel between a service and a callback instance on the client. (Overrides ChannelFactory<TChannel>.CreateChannel(EndpointAddress, Uri).)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsCreateChannel(InstanceContext, EndpointAddress)Creates a duplex channel between a service and a callback instance on the client.
Public methodStatic memberCreateChannel(InstanceContext, String)Creates a duplex channel between a service and a callback instance on the client.
Public methodStatic memberCreateChannel(Object, String)Creates a duplex channel between a service and a callback instance on the client.
Public methodStatic memberCreateChannel(InstanceContext, Binding, EndpointAddress)Creates a duplex channel between a service and a callback instance on the client.
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsCreateChannel(InstanceContext, EndpointAddress, Uri)Creates a duplex channel between a service and a callback instance on the client.
Public methodStatic memberCreateChannel(Object, Binding, EndpointAddress)Creates a duplex channel between a service and a callback instance on the client.
Public methodStatic memberCreateChannel(InstanceContext, Binding, EndpointAddress, Uri)Creates a duplex channel between a service and a callback instance on the client.
Public methodStatic memberCreateChannel(Object, Binding, EndpointAddress, Uri)Creates a duplex channel between a service and a callback instance on the client.
Public methodCreateChannelWithActAsToken(SecurityToken)Creates a channel that is used to send messages to a service with an act as security token. (Inherited from ChannelFactory<TChannel>.)
Public methodCreateChannelWithActAsToken(SecurityToken, EndpointAddress)Creates a channel that is used to send messages to a service with an act as security token at a specific endpoint address. (Inherited from ChannelFactory<TChannel>.)
Public methodCreateChannelWithActAsToken(SecurityToken, EndpointAddress, Uri)Creates a channel that is used to send messages to a service with an act as security token at a specific endpoint address through a specified transport address. (Inherited from ChannelFactory<TChannel>.)
Public methodCreateChannelWithIssuedToken(SecurityToken)Creates a channel that is used to send messages to a service with an issued security token. (Inherited from ChannelFactory<TChannel>.)
Public methodCreateChannelWithIssuedToken(SecurityToken, EndpointAddress)Creates a channel that is used to send messages to a service with an issued security token at a specific endpoint address. (Inherited from ChannelFactory<TChannel>.)
Public methodCreateChannelWithIssuedToken(SecurityToken, EndpointAddress, Uri)Creates a channel that is used to send messages to a service with an issued security token at a specific endpoint address through a specified transport address. (Inherited from ChannelFactory<TChannel>.)
Public methodCreateChannelWithOnBehalfOfToken(SecurityToken)Creates a channel that is used to send messages to a service with an on behalf of security token. (Inherited from ChannelFactory<TChannel>.)
Public methodCreateChannelWithOnBehalfOfToken(SecurityToken, EndpointAddress)Creates a channel that is used to send messages to a service with an on behalf of security token at a specific endpoint address. (Inherited from ChannelFactory<TChannel>.)
Public methodCreateChannelWithOnBehalfOfToken(SecurityToken, EndpointAddress, Uri)Creates a channel that is used to send messages to a service with an on behalf of security token at a specific endpoint address through a specified transport address. (Inherited from ChannelFactory<TChannel>.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsCreateDescriptionCreates a description of the service endpoint. (Inherited from ChannelFactory<TChannel>.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsCreateFactoryBuilds the channel factory for the current endpoint of the factory. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsEndCloseCompletes an asynchronous operation to close a communication object. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsEndOpenCompletes an asynchronous operation to open a communication object. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsEnsureOpenedOpens the current channel factory if it is not yet opened. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsFaultCauses a communication object to transition from its current state into the faulted state. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsGetCommunicationObjectTypeGets the type of communication object. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsGetProperty<T>Returns the typed object requested, if present, from the appropriate layer in the channel stack, or null if not present. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsInitializeEndpoint(ServiceEndpoint)Initializes the service endpoint of the channel factory with a specified endpoint. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsInitializeEndpoint(Binding, EndpointAddress)Initializes the service endpoint of the channel factory with a specified binding and address. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsInitializeEndpoint(String, EndpointAddress)Initializes the service endpoint of the channel factory with a specified address and configuration. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOnAbortTerminates the inner channel factory of the current channel factory. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOnBeginCloseBegins an asynchronous close operation on the inner channel factory of the current channel factory that has a state object associated with it. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOnBeginOpenBegins an asynchronous open operation on the inner channel factory of the current channel factory that has a state object associated with it. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOnCloseCalls close on the inner channel factory with a specified time-out for the completion of the operation. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOnClosedInvoked during the transition of a communication object into the closing state. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOnClosingInvoked during the transition of a communication object into the closing state. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOnEndCloseCompletes an asynchronous close operation on the inner channel factory of the current channel factory. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOnEndOpenCompletes an asynchronous open operation on the inner channel factory of the current channel factory. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOnFaultedInserts processing on a communication object after it transitions to the faulted state due to the invocation of a synchronous fault operation. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOnOpenCalls open on the inner channel factory of the current channel factory with a specified time-out for the completion of the operation. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOnOpenedInitializes a read-only copy of the ClientCredentials object for the channel factory. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOnOpeningBuilds the inner channel factory for the current channel. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOpen()Causes a communication object to transition from the created state into the opened state. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOpen(TimeSpan)Causes a communication object to transition from the created state into the opened state within a specified interval of time. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Protected methodThrowIfDisposedThrows an exception if the communication object is disposed. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Protected methodThrowIfDisposedOrImmutableThrows an exception if the communication object the State property is not set to the Created state. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Protected methodThrowIfDisposedOrNotOpenThrows an exception if the communication object is not in the Opened state. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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Public eventSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsClosedOccurs when a communication object transitions into the closed state. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Public eventSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsClosingOccurs when a communication object transitions into the closing state. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Public eventSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsFaultedOccurs when a communication object transitions into the faulted state. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Public eventSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOpenedOccurs when a communication object transitions into the opened state. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
Public eventSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOpeningOccurs when a communication object transitions into the opening state. (Inherited from CommunicationObject.)
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Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsIDisposable.DisposeCloses the current channel factory. (Inherited from ChannelFactory.)
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A duplex channel allows clients and servers to communicate with each other independently so that either can initiate calls to the other. A duplex service can send messages to the client endpoint, providing event-like behavior. Duplex communication occurs when a client establishes a session with a service and provides the service with a channel on which the service can send messages back to the client. The various CreateChannel methods are used to create these duplex channels. The duplex message pattern is one of three message patterns available to Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services. The other two message patterns are one-way and request-reply.

For a general discussion of duplex services that allow clients to connect back to the service, see Duplex Services. For an outline and discussion of the steps involved in writing a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) client application using a channel factory, see How to: Use the ChannelFactory. For a procedure describing how to create a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) client in a client class that implements the callback interface to access a service that uses a duplex messaging pattern, see How to: Access Services with a Duplex Contract.

The following sample shows how to create a channel factory and use it to create and manage channels.

	    // Construct InstanceContext to handle messages on the callback interface.  
	    // An instance of ChatApp is created and passed to the InstanceContext.
			InstanceContext site = new InstanceContext(new ChatApp());

	    // Create the participant with the given endpoint configuration. 
	    // Each participant opens a duplex channel to the mesh. 
	    // Participant is an instance of the chat application that has opened a channel to the mesh. 

			using (DuplexChannelFactory<IChatChannel> cf =
				new DuplexChannelFactory<IChatChannel>(site,"ChatEndpoint"))
			{
				X509Certificate2 issuer = GetCertificate(
					StoreName.CertificateAuthority,
					StoreLocation.CurrentUser, "CN=" + issuerName,
					X509FindType.FindBySubjectDistinguishedName);
				cf.Credentials.Peer.Certificate =
					GetCertificate(StoreName.My,
					StoreLocation.CurrentUser,
					"CN=" + member,
					X509FindType.FindBySubjectDistinguishedName);
				cf.Credentials.Peer.PeerAuthentication.CertificateValidationMode  =
					X509CertificateValidationMode.Custom;
				cf.Credentials.Peer.PeerAuthentication.CustomCertificateValidator =
					new IssuerBasedValidator();

				using (IChatChannel participant = cf.CreateChannel())
				{
		    // Retrieve the PeerNode associated with the participant and register for online/offline events. 
		    // PeerNode represents a node in the mesh. Mesh is the named collection of connected nodes.
					IOnlineStatus ostat = participant.GetProperty<IOnlineStatus>();
					ostat.Online += new EventHandler(OnOnline);
					ostat.Offline += new EventHandler(OnOffline);

					Console.WriteLine("{0} is ready", member);
					Console.WriteLine("Press <ENTER> to send the chat message.");                   

		    // Announce self to other participants.
					participant.Join(member);
					Console.ReadLine();
					participant.Chat(member, "Hi there - I am chatting");

					Console.WriteLine("Press <ENTER> to terminate this instance of chat.");
					Console.ReadLine();
		    // Leave the mesh and close the client.
					participant.Leave(member);
				}
			}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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