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MessageFilterTable<TFilterData>.GetPriority Method

Returns the priority of a given filter in the table.

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

public int GetPriority(
	MessageFilter filter


Type: System.ServiceModel.Dispatcher.MessageFilter
The MessageFilter contained in the filter table created.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The priority of the filter.


The specified filter does not exist in the filter table.

The priority is an integer value used to group filters into priority buckets and order their processing. The larger the integer assigned to a filter type, the higher its priority for processing. All the filter tables in a priority bucket are evaluated together. Lower priority buckets are only evaluated if higher priority buckets do not provide any matches.

.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.