CanBuildChannelFactory(TChannel) Method

ConnectionOrientedTransportBindingElement.CanBuildChannelFactory<TChannel> Method (BindingContext)


Determines whether a channel factory of the specified type can be built.

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

public override bool CanBuildChannelFactory<TChannel>(
	BindingContext context


Type: System.ServiceModel.Channels.BindingContext

The BindingContext for the channel.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if a channel factory can be built; otherwise false.

Type Parameters


The type of channel to check.

Exception Condition

context is null.

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

If TChannel is IDuplexSessionChannel this method returns true only when in buffered mode. If TChannel is IRequestChannel this method returns true only when in streaming mode.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 4.0
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