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ChannelFactory.CreateFactory Method

Builds the channel factory for the current endpoint of the factory.

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

protected virtual IChannelFactory CreateFactory()

Return Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.Channels.IChannelFactory
An IChannelFactory for the endpoint of the current factory.


The endpoint of the service that the factory channels connect to is null or the endpoint's binding is null or is missing the element with the configuration name specified.

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, 3.0