ConnectionOrientedTransportBindingElement.CanBuildChannelListener<TChannel> Method (BindingContext)


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Determines 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: System.ServiceModel.Channels.BindingContext

The BindingContext for the channel.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if a channel listener 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 listener.

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

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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