MessageHeaders.GetHeader<T> Method (String, String, String[])


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Retrieves a message header in this collection by the specified LocalName, namespace URI and actors of the header element.

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

public T GetHeader<T>(
	string name,
	string ns,
	params string[] actors


Type: System.String

The LocalName of the header XML element.

Type: System.String

The namespace URI of the header XML element.

Type: System.String[]

The targeted recipient of the message header.

Return Value

Type: T

A message header with the specified name.

Type Parameters


The type of the message header.

This method only uses the DataContractSerializer. It does not try to detect from the type whether it should use the XmlObjectSerializer or DataContractSerializer. To use the XML serializer, call GetHeader<T>(String, String, XmlObjectSerializer) or obtain the reader at the contents and call directly into the serializer.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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