CanBuildChannelFactory(TChannel) Method (BindingParameterCollection)
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Binding.CanBuildChannelFactory<TChannel> Method (BindingParameterCollection)


Returns a value that indicates whether the current binding can build a channel factory stack on the client that satisfies the collection of binding parameters specified.

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

public virtual bool CanBuildChannelFactory<TChannel>(
	BindingParameterCollection parameters


Type: System.ServiceModel.Channels.BindingParameterCollection

The BindingParameterCollection that specifies requirements for the channel factory that is built.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the specified channel factory stack can be build on the client; otherwise, false.

Type Parameters


The type of channel for which the factory is being tested.

Use this method if you want to check that the channel factory for channels of type TChannel can be build for the binding parameters specified before attempting to actually build the factory. Alternatively, try to build the channel factory by calling BuildChannelFactory<TChannel>(BindingParameterCollection) and catch the exception generated if it cannot be built.

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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