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ContractDescription.SessionMode Property

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether a session is required by the contract.

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

public SessionMode SessionMode { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.SessionMode
The SessionMode that specifies the support for reliable sessions that a contract requires or supports.

A reliable session is a way of correlating a set of messages exchanged between two or more endpoints (using the WS-ReliableMessaging specification) to provide assurances of the reliability of the connection.


SessionMode sm = cd.SessionMode;
Console.WriteLine("\tSessionMode: {0}", sm.ToString());


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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