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ServiceEndpointCollection.Find Method (Type, XmlQualifiedName)

Returns a service endpoint of a specified contract type and with a specified binding name and namespace from the collection of service endpoints.

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

public ServiceEndpoint Find(
	Type contractType,
	XmlQualifiedName bindingName


Type: System.Type
The Type of contract for the service endpoint.
Type: System.Xml.XmlQualifiedName
The XmlQualifiedName for the binding of the service.

Return Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceEndpoint
The first ServiceEndpoint of the specified contract type and binding name and namespace or null if none was found.


contractType or bindingName is null.

There are potentially multiple endpoints that could satisfy the criteria. The method returns the first one encountered in the collection. If you need to find all of the ServiceEndpoint objects that satisfy the specified criteria, use one of the FindAll methods instead.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.