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WebServiceHostFactory Class

A factory that provides instances of WebServiceHost in managed hosting environments where the host instance is created dynamically in response to incoming messages.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Activation
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel.Web (in System.ServiceModel.Web.dll)

Public Class WebServiceHostFactory _
	Inherits ServiceHostFactory
Dim instance As WebServiceHostFactory

The managed hosting environments that support dynamic activation are Internet Information Services (IIS) and Windows Process Activation Service (WAS).

If you have implemented a custom derivative of WebServiceHost, consider also implementing a factory that derives from the WebServiceHostFactory class.

The following example shows how to derive a class from WebServiceHostFactory.

To have your derived Web service host factory used, specify it in a .SVC file. The following example shows the syntax used in a .svc file.

<%@ServiceHost language=c# Service="Microsoft.Samples.MyWCFService" Factory="Microsoft.Samples.MyWebServiceHostFactory" %>

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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