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IContractBehavior.Validate Method

Implement to confirm that the contract and endpoint can support the contract behavior.

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

void Validate(
	ContractDescription contractDescription,
	ServiceEndpoint endpoint


Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.ContractDescription
The contract to validate.
Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceEndpoint
The endpoint to validate.

Implement the Validate method to confirm that the contract description is sufficient to support the custom contract behavior. Implementations can inspect the description and either throw or return no value.

This method is called once for each endpoint that uses the specified service contract.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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