StandardBindingImporter.System.ServiceModel.Description.IWsdlImportExtension.BeforeImport Method

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Called prior to importing the metadata documents associated with the standard binding.

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



The ServiceDescriptionCollection that describes the services.


The XmlSchemaSet that describes the wsdlDocuments.


The ICollection of type XmlElement that contains the policy elements.

The BeforeImport methods of all registered IWsdlImportExtension objects is called before anything is imported from the supplied metadata. At this point, you can directly modify the metadata that is subsequently imported into standard binding objects.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 , Windows Server 2008, and Windows 2000

Target Platforms