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MessageFilter.Match Method (MessageBuffer)

When overridden in a derived class, tests whether a buffered message satisfies the criteria of a filter.

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

public abstract bool Match(
	MessageBuffer buffer


Type: System.ServiceModel.Channels.MessageBuffer
The MessageBuffer object to test.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the MessageBuffer object satisfies the filter criteria; otherwise, false.

The message must be fully buffered if the body is to be inspected by the filter. The body of the MessageBuffer is fully buffered and therefore can be inspected by a filter. The body of a Message that has not been fully buffered may be consumed by the filter inspection. The header element of a Message is automatically buffered and therefore can be inspected without being consumed.

.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.