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VirtualPathExtension Class

Contains the service's virtual path when the service is hosted in Internet Information Services (IIS) or Windows Process Activation Service (WAS).


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

public sealed class VirtualPathExtension : IExtension<ServiceHostBase>

The VirtualPathExtension type exposes the following members.

Public propertyApplicationVirtualPathGets the virtual path of the IIS or WAS application that hosts the WCF service.
Public propertySiteNameGets the site name of the IIS or WAS application that hosts the WCF service.
Public propertyVirtualPathGets the virtual path used by a service.

Public methodAttachThis method is provided to support the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) infrastructure.
Public methodDetachThis method is provided to support the WCF infrastructure.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

This extension is present only for services hosted in IIS or WAS. Services can determine whether they are hosted in IIS or WAS by retrieving this extension from their ServiceHostBase, as shown in the following example.

The following example shows how to recover the VirtualPathExtension from the service host and return a value that it is hosted in IIS or WAS.

bool isHosted = false;
ServiceHostBase host = OperationContext.Current.Host;
VirtualPathExtension vpe = host.Extentions.Find<VirtualPathExtension>();

if( vpe != null )
Console.WriteLine("The virtualPath of the hosted Service is  {0}", vpe.VirtualPath);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 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.

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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