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IContextManager.SetContext Method

Sets the context.

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

void SetContext(
	IDictionary<string, string> context


Type: System.Collections.Generic.IDictionary<String, String>
The IDictionary<TKey, TValue> of key/value pairs with the namespace and name of the context that is set.

The following code shows how the context can be set on the client.

IDictionary<string, string> context;
CalculatorProxy proxy;
IContextManager cm = proxy.InnerChannel.GetProperty<IContextManager>();
if (cm != null)

.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.