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Binding.CanBuildChannelListener<TChannel> Method (Object[])

Returns a value that indicates whether the current binding can build a channel listener stack on the service that satisfies the criteria specified in an array of objects.

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

public bool CanBuildChannelListener<TChannel>(
	params Object[] parameters
where TChannel : class, IChannel

Type Parameters


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


Type: System.Object[]

The object array that specifies requirements for the channel factory that is built.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the specified channel listener stack can be build on the service; otherwise, false.

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

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