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ServiceMetadataExtension Class

Provides the implementation for the metadata publishing protocols.

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

public class ServiceMetadataExtension : IExtension<ServiceHostBase>

The ServiceMetadataExtension is configured and used by configuring a service with the System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceMetadataBehavior.

You can also use the ServiceMetadataExtension class to get the service's metadata at runtime by accessing the Metadata property.


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 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0