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Attributes for XML Web Services Created Using ASP.NET and XML Web Service Clients

This topic is specific to a legacy technology. XML Web services and XML Web service clients should now be created using Windows Communication Foundation .

The following table lists the attributes that can be applied to either a Web service created using ASP.NET or a Web service client.

Attribute Description

WebMethod

Applying this attribute to a method makes it a Web service method.

WebService

Applying this attribute to a class that implements a Web service specifies additional information about the Web service, such as the default XML namespace.

WebServiceBinding

Applying this attribute to a class that implements a Web service or a proxy class specifies the bindings implemented by the Web service.

SoapDocumentMethod

Applying this attribute to a Web service method or a method of a proxy class specifies that it expects document-based SOAP messages.

SoapDocumentService

Applying this attribute to a class that implements a Web service or a proxy class specifies that by default Web service methods within the class expect document-based SOAP messages.

SoapRpcMethod

Applying this attribute to a Web service method or a method of a proxy class specifies that it expects RPC-based SOAP messages.

SoapRpcService

Applying this attribute to a class implementing a Web service or a proxy class specifies that by default Web service methods within the class expect RPC-based SOAP messages.

SoapHeader

Applying this attribute to a Web service method or a method of a proxy class specifies that it can process a specific SOAP header.

SoapExtension

Applying an attribute that derives from this class to a Web service method or a method of a proxy class specifies a SOAP extension should execute with the Web service method.

MatchAttribute

Represents the attributes of a match made using text pattern matching. Valid only for Web service clients.

See Also

Reference

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