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TransportBindingElement Class

An abstract base class that represents a transport binding element.

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

public ref class TransportBindingElement abstract : public BindingElement

This class factors out properties that are common to all of the transport binding elements provided by the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF). It handles the translation of the base transport settings into run-time manifestations. It delegates the translation of transport-specific settings (for example, HttpProxySettings for HTTP) logic in its concrete derived class transport bindings, which include the following classes:


Custom transport binding element developers must inherit from this class, which derives from the BindingElement class.

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