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ContextBindingElement.CanBuildChannelListener<TChannel> Method

Returns a value that indicates whether the current binding can build a listener for a specified type of channel and context.

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

public override bool CanBuildChannelListener<TChannel>(
	BindingContext context
where TChannel : class, IChannel

Type Parameters


The type of channel the channel listener accepts. Only IReplyChannel, IReplySessionChannel, and IDuplexSessionChannel are allowed by default.


Type: System.ServiceModel.Channels.BindingContext
The BindingContext for the listener.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the specified channel listener stack can be built on the service; otherwise, false.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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.