BinaryClientFormatterSinkProvider Class
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BinaryClientFormatterSinkProvider Class


Provides the implementation for the binary client formatter sink provider.

Namespace:   System.Runtime.Remoting.Channels
Assembly:  System.Runtime.Remoting (in System.Runtime.Remoting.dll)


public class BinaryClientFormatterSinkProvider : IClientFormatterSinkProvider, 


Initializes a new instance of the BinaryClientFormatterSinkProvider class with default values.

System_CAPS_pubmethodBinaryClientFormatterSinkProvider(IDictionary, ICollection)

Initializes a new instance of the BinaryClientFormatterSinkProvider class with the given properties and provider data.


Gets or sets the next IClientChannelSinkProvider in the sink provider chain.

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateSink(IChannelSender, String, Object)

Creates a sink chain.


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

A BinaryClientFormatterSinkProvider creates client formatter sinks that use the BinaryFormatter to serialize messages for the client channel through which remoting messages flow.

The function of the formatter sink is to generate the necessary headers and serialize the message to the stream. After the formatter sink, the IMessage is forwarded to all sinks in the channel sink chain through the ProcessMessage or AsyncProcessRequest calls. At this stage, the message has already been serialized and is provided as information only. Sinks that need to create or modify the message must be placed in the sink chain before the formatter. You can do this by implementing both the IMessageSink and IClientChannelSink interfaces. The formatter sink can then be placed in the sink chain later.

Formatter sinks use sink configuration properties to configure the channel at run time. Sink properties can be specified in a configuration file, or programmatically, inside of a IDictionary. In a configuration file all values are represented by strings, but when building a property IDictionary programmatically, value types can be specified with their native values or with strings.

The following table shows the sink configuration properties that can be specified for the current sink provider.




Specifies whether the formatter will include versioning information. Values are true or false.

System_CAPS_security Security Note

Using an instance of this object with untrusted data or across an unsecure channel is a security risk. Use this object only with trusted data and across a secure channel. For more information, see Untrusted Data Security Risks.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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