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ChannelPoolSettings.LeaseTimeout Property

Gets or sets the lifetime of a channel, after which it is closed.

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

public TimeSpan LeaseTimeout { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.TimeSpan
A TimeSpan that specifies the lifetime of a channel, after which it is closed. The default value is 10 minutes.


The value is less than zero.

The LeaseTimeout quota is used to for integration with load balancers and for improving reliability. The default value is based on a conservative allocation of resources. It is suitable for a development environment and small installation scenarios. Service administrators should review the value if an installation is running out of resources or if connections are being limited despite the availability of additional resources.

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