WebServiceHostFactory Class


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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)

type WebServiceHostFactory = 
        inherit ServiceHostFactory


Initializes a new instance of the WebServiceHostFactory class.

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateServiceHost(String, Uri[])

Creates a ServiceHost with specific base addresses and initializes it with specified data.(Inherited from ServiceHostFactory.)

System_CAPS_protmethodCreateServiceHost(Type, Uri[])

Creates an instance of the specified WebServiceHost derived class with the specified base addresses.(Overrides ServiceHostFactory.CreateServiceHost(Type, Uri[]).)


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.)

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" %>

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5

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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