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BindingElement.CanBuildChannelFactory<TChannel> Method

Returns a value that indicates whether the binding element can build a channel factory for a specific type of channel.

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

public virtual bool CanBuildChannelFactory<TChannel>(
	BindingContext context
)

Type Parameters

TChannel

The type of channel the channel factory produces.

Parameters

context
Type: System.ServiceModel.Channels.BindingContext

The BindingContext that provides context for the binding element.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the IChannelFactory<TChannel> of type TChannel can be built by the binding element; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

context is null.

Use this method if you want to check that the channel factory for channels of type TChannel can be build for the context provided before attempting to build the factory. Alternatively, build the channel factory by calling BuildChannelFactory<TChannel> and catch the exception generated if it cannot be built.

CustomBinding binding = new CustomBinding();
HttpTransportBindingElement element = new HttpTransportBindingElement();
BindingParameterCollection parameters = new BindingParameterCollection();
BindingContext context = new BindingContext(binding, parameters);

bool bFlag = element.CanBuildChannelFactory<IRequestChannel>(context);

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5

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