Specifies the direction of the message.
Assembly: System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)
The direction of a message indicates whether the message is coming into an endpoint or going out from an endpoint. is incoming to the server and is outgoing from the server. For a basic request/response message pattern, a request is incoming to the server and the response is outgoing from the server. On callbacks from the server to client, however, a request is outgoing from the server and a response is incoming to the server.
Use the MessageDescription(String, MessageDirection) constructor to specify the direction of a message.
Retrieve the direction of a message using the Direction property.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC
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