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IChannelFactory<TChannel> Interface

Defines the interface that must be implemented by channel factories that create type-specific channels.

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

public interface IChannelFactory<TChannel> : IChannelFactory, 

Type Parameters


The type of channel that the channel factory creates.

Implementing the IChannelFactory<TChannel> contract allows users to create multiple channels of a given type without having to specify the channel type each time. In other words, defining the channel type as a generic parameter for the channel factory implementing the IChannelFactory<TChannel> interface means that it is not necessary to pass the type into the CreateChannel methods. If users want to create different channel types, they can create additional channel factories for each type of channel required. The CreateChannel(EndpointAddress, Uri) overload allows you to distinguish the address to which the message is initially sent from the ultimate destination. For a discussion of addressing, see the Addresses topic.

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