ServiceHostFactory Class


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Factory that provides instances of ServiceHost in managed hosting environments where the host instance is created dynamically in response to incoming messages.

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

Public Class ServiceHostFactory
	Inherits ServiceHostFactoryBase


Initializes a new instance of the ServiceHostFactory class.

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateServiceHost(String, Uri())

Creates a ServiceHost with specific base addresses and initializes it with specified data.(Overrides ServiceHostFactoryBase.CreateServiceHost(String, Uri()).)

System_CAPS_protmethodCreateServiceHost(Type, Uri())

Creates a ServiceHost for a specified type of service with a specific base address.


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

The managed hosting environments that support dynamic activation are Internet Information Services (IIS) and Windows Process Activation Service (WAS).

If you have implemented a custom derivative of ServiceHost, consider also implementing a factory that derives from the ServiceHostFactory class.

If you have implemented a custom derivative of ServiceHostBase instead, then consider also implementing a factory that derives your factory from ServiceHostFactoryBase directly.

This examples show how to use the ServiceHostFactory class:

Public Class DerivedFactory
	Inherits ServiceHostFactory

	Protected Overrides Overloads Function CreateServiceHost(ByVal t As Type, ByVal baseAddresses() As Uri) As ServiceHost
		Return New DerivedHost(t, baseAddresses)
	End Function

	'Then in the CreateServiceHost method, we can do all of the
	'things that we can do in a self-hosted case:
	Public Overrides Overloads Function CreateServiceHost(ByVal service As String, ByVal baseAddresses() As Uri) As ServiceHostBase

		' The service parameter is ignored here because we know our service.
		Dim serviceHost As New ServiceHost(GetType(HelloService), baseAddresses)
		Return serviceHost

	End Function

End Class

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0

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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