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Hosting of Windows Communication Foundation Services

The topics in the section cover service hosting. A service can be hosted by Internet Information Services (IIS), Windows Process Activation Service (WAS), a Windows service, or by a managed application—this option is often referred to as self hosting".

It is important to note that running a service or any extension from an untrusted host compromises security.

In This Section

Hosting in Internet Information Services
Describes how a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) service is hosted in Internet Information Services.

Hosting in Windows Process Activation Service
Describes how a WCF service is hosted by Windows Process Activation Service.

Hosting in a Windows Service Application
Describes how a WCF service is hosted by a Windows service.

Hosting in a Managed Application
Describes how a WCF service is hosted in a managed application.

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Last Published: 2010-03-21

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