Initializes the channel factory with the behaviors provided by a specified configuration file and with those in the service endpoint of the channel factory.
Assembly: System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)
The service endpoint of the channel factory is null.
If configurationName is null, only the behaviors specified in the service endpoint are loaded. If the wildcard, "*", is used, any endpoint configuration in the client configuration file is used, but only if there is precisely one. Otherwise an exception is thrown. Any other value for the configurationName, including the empty string "", matches the endpoint configuration with the same name. See the Client Configuration topic for a discussion of the client configuration.
.NET FrameworkSupported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0
.NET Framework Client ProfileSupported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Portable Class LibrarySupported in: Portable Class Library
.NET for Windows Store appsSupported in: Windows 8
.NET for Windows Phone appsSupported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1
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.