ServiceDescription.GetService Method (Type)


Returns a service description initialized with a specified service type.

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

Public Shared Function GetService (
	serviceType As Type
) As ServiceDescription


Type: System.Type

The Type of the service.

Return Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceDescription

The ServiceDescription for the service type provided.

Exception Condition

serviceType is null.

Use this method to reflect on behaviors using the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) programming model when replacing ServiceHostBase with you own hosting mechanism.

GetService(Type) initializes the Name, Namespace, and ConfigurationName properties, reflects on the type for any the ServiceBehaviorAttribute objects and adds them to Behaviors, and ensures that the ServiceBehaviorAttribute is attached to the service.

Dim d As ServiceDescription = ServiceDescription.GetService(New CalculatorService())
For Each isb As IServiceBehavior In d.Behaviors
	Console.WriteLine(CType(isb, Object).GetType())
Next isb

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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