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CreateDescription Method

ServiceHost.CreateDescription Method

Creates a description of the service hosted.

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

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


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

The IDictionary<TKey, TValue> with key pairs of type (String, ContractDescription) that contains the keyed-contracts of the hosted service that have been implemented.


The type of service hosted is null.

This method is used to construct contract descriptions from customized programming models. Override the corresponding base class method, CreateDescription(IDictionary<String, ContractDescription>), to implement the customized model.

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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