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MessageFilter.Match Method (Message)

When overridden in a derived class, tests whether a message satisfies the filter criteria. The body cannot be examined.

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

public abstract bool Match(
	Message message


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

Return Value

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

This method cannot inspect the contents of the message body.

Notes to Implementers

If the filter attempts to examine the body of an unbuffered message, then the filter must throw an InvalidBodyAccessException. It should not return false.

.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.