ChannelFactory<TChannel>.CreateChannel Method (Binding, EndpointAddress)

Creates a channel of a specified type that is used to send messages to a service endpoint that is configured with a specified binding.

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

public static TChannel CreateChannel(
	Binding binding,
	EndpointAddress endpointAddress


Type: System.ServiceModel.Channels.Binding

The Binding used to configure the endpoint.

Type: System.ServiceModel.EndpointAddress

The EndpointAddress that provides the location of the service.

Return Value

Type: TChannel
The TChannel of type IChannel created by the factory.


The ChannelFactory has duplex operations it does not support.

	       EndpointAddress address = new EndpointAddress("http://localhost:8000/ChannelApp");
	       IRequestChannel channel = ChannelFactory<IRequestChannel>.CreateChannel(binding, address);

.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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