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CanBuildChannelFactory(TChannel) Method

BindingElement.CanBuildChannelFactory(Of 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
Assemblies:   System.ServiceModel.Primitives (in System.ServiceModel.Primitives.dll)
  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

'Declaration
Public Overridable Function CanBuildChannelFactory(Of TChannel) ( _
	context As BindingContext _
) As Boolean

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(Of TChannel) of type TChannel can be built by the binding element; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

context is Nothing.

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(Of 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);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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