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MessageEncoding Property

BasicHttpBinding.MessageEncoding Property

Gets or sets whether MTOM or Text is used to encode SOAP messages.

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

public WSMessageEncoding MessageEncoding { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.WSMessageEncoding
The value of WSMessageEncoding that indicates whether MTOM or Text/XML is used to encode SOAP messages. The default value is Text.

The following example sets MessageEncoding to Text.


		    
		    BasicHttpBinding binding = new BasicHttpBinding();
		    // Use double the default value
		    binding.MessageEncoding = WSMessageEncoding.Text;



The value of this property can also be set in the configuration file.


<configuration>
  <system.serviceModel>

    <bindings>
      <basicHttpBinding>
        <binding name="Binding1"
                 messageEncoding = "Text">
          <security mode="None" />
        </binding>
      </basicHttpBinding>
    </bindings>

  </system.serviceModel>

</configuration>


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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