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Message.CreateMessage Method (MessageVersion, FaultCode, String, String)

Creates a message that contains a SOAP fault, the reason for the fault, a version and an action.

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

public static Message CreateMessage(
	MessageVersion version,
	FaultCode faultCode,
	string reason,
	string action


Type: System.ServiceModel.Channels.MessageVersion

A MessageVersion object that specifies the SOAP version to use for the message.

Type: System.ServiceModel.FaultCode

A MessageFault object that represents a SOAP fault.

Type: System.String

The reason of the SOAP fault.

Type: System.String

A description of how the message should be processed.

Return Value

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


version, fault, action or faultCode is null.

This static method is used to create a new copy of message ready for sending.

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