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ServiceHostBase.CreateDescription Method

When implemented in a derived class, creates the description of the hosted service.

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

protected abstract ServiceDescription CreateDescription(
	out IDictionary<string, ContractDescription> implementedContracts


Type: System.Collections.Generic.IDictionary<String, ContractDescription>%

The IDictionary<TKey, TValue> that contains the ContractDescription objects for the service.

Return Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceDescription
The ServiceDescription for the hosted service.

		protected override
				CreateDescription (out System.Collections.Generic.IDictionary<String, ContractDescription> id )
			id = null;
			return new ServiceDescription();

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