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MetadataResolver.Resolve Method (IEnumerable<ContractDescription>, Uri, MetadataExchangeClientMode, MetadataExchangeClient)

Resolves a metadata address into the ServiceEndpoint objects for the specified contracts using the specified address, transfer mode, and transfer client.

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

public static ServiceEndpointCollection Resolve(
	IEnumerable<ContractDescription> contracts,
	Uri address,
	MetadataExchangeClientMode mode,
	MetadataExchangeClient client
)

Parameters

contracts
Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<ContractDescription>

The contracts for which to download and resolve metadata.

address
Type: System.Uri

The metadata address.

mode
Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.MetadataExchangeClientMode

The mode of retrieval.

client
Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.MetadataExchangeClient

The System.ServiceModel.Description.MetadataExchangeClient used to retrieve the metadata.

Return Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceEndpointCollection
A collection of ServiceEndpoint objects for the specified contract.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The address, contracts collection, or client is null.

ArgumentException

contracts is empty, at least one member of contracts is null, or contracts contains more than one contract with the same name and namespace.

To download metadata but not resolve the information into ServiceEndpoint objects, use the System.ServiceModel.Description.MetadataExchangeClient directly.

NoteNote:

An empty collection is returned if no endpoints were imported or if no endpoints matched the contract. If an empty collection is returned, a warning trace is written.

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
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