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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: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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