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IClientFormatterSinkProvider Interface

Marks a client channel sink provider as a client formatter sink provider.

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

public interface IClientFormatterSinkProvider : IClientChannelSinkProvider

A IClientFormatterSinkProvider creates client formatter sinks for the client channel through which remoting messages flow. The first sink on the client side must implement both the IMessageSink and IClientChannelSink interfaces, or the IClientFormatterSink interface.

To use a <formatter> tag instead of a <provider> tag within a configuration file, the client channel sink provider must implement the IClientFormatterSinkProvider interface instead of merely IClientChannelSinkProvider. For additional information about remoting configuration, see [<topic://cpconchannelformatterconfigurationproperties>] and [<topic://gnconremotingsettingsschema>].

Some formatter sink implementations use run-time formatters (BinaryFormatter and SoapFormatter). Other implementations can use their own means to transform the channel message into the stream. On the return journey the formatter sink will transform the message stream back into the channel message elements (return message).

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0