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Message.CreateMessage Method (MessageVersion, String, BodyWriter)

Creates a message with a body that consists of an array of bytes.

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

public static Message CreateMessage(
	MessageVersion version,
	string action,
	BodyWriter body


Type: System.ServiceModel.Channels.MessageVersion
A MessageVersion object that specifies the SOAP version to use for the message.
Type: System.String
A description of how the message should be processed.
Type: System.ServiceModel.Channels.BodyWriter
A BodyWriter of type byte.

Return Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.Channels.Message
A Message object for the message created.


Version, action or body is null.

An empty message is useful for an endpoint to send an alert to another endpoint without any actual content.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

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.