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ServiceHostFactory.CreateServiceHost Method (String, Uri[])

Creates a ServiceHost with specific base addresses and initializes it with specified data.

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

public override ServiceHostBase CreateServiceHost(
	string constructorString,
	Uri[] baseAddresses


Type: System.String
The initialization data passed to the ServiceHostBase instance being constructed by the factory.
Type: System.Uri[]
The Array of type Uri that contains the base addresses for the service hosted.

Return Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.ServiceHostBase
A ServiceHost with specific base addresses.


baseAddress is null.


There is no hosting context provided or constructorString is null or empty.

This example shows how to use the CreateServiceHost(String, Uri[]) method:

		public override ServiceHostBase CreateServiceHost
				(string service, Uri[] baseAddresses)


			// The service parameter is ignored here because we know our service.
			ServiceHost serviceHost = new ServiceHost(typeof(HelloService),
			return serviceHost;


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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