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SecurityBindingElement.CanBuildChannelListener<TChannel> Method

Gets a value that indicates whether a channel listener of the specified type can be built.

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

public override bool CanBuildChannelListener<TChannel>(
	BindingContext context
where TChannel : class, IChannel

Type Parameters


Type of channel listener.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if a channel listener of the specified type can be built; otherwise, false.


context is null.

You should call this method before trying to create a channel listener.

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