SoapTransportImporter Class

Serves as a base class for derived classes that import SOAP transmission protocols into XML Web services.

Namespace: System.Web.Services.Description
Assembly: System.Web.Services (in

public abstract class SoapTransportImporter
public abstract class SoapTransportImporter
public abstract class SoapTransportImporter
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Caution noteCaution:

Although this class is designed to serve as the base class for user-defined classes, the current implementation of XML Web services does not support such user-defined classes.

For more information about specifying protocols for XML Web services, see XML Web Services Using ASP.NET. For more information about Web Services Description Language (WSDL), see the specification at

Notes to Inheritors: When you inherit from SoapTransportImporter, you must override the following members: IsSupportedTransport and ImportClass. The default implementations of these members perform no action.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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