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AddressHeader Class

Represents a header that encapsulates an address information item used to identify or interact with an endpoint.

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

public abstract class AddressHeader

An AddressHeader is characterized by a name and namespace and has a value that contains optional information used to identify or interact with an endpoint. The name can be accessed by the Name property and the namespace by the Namespace property.

The following example shows how to create address headers, access their properties, add them to a service endpoint and host the service using the endpoint.


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, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5