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IContractBehavior.Validate Method

Implement to confirm that the contract and endpoint can support the contract behavior.

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

void Validate(
	ContractDescription contractDescription,
	ServiceEndpoint endpoint


Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.ContractDescription

The contract to validate.

Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceEndpoint

The endpoint to validate.

Implement the Validate method to confirm that the contract description is sufficient to support the custom contract behavior. Implementations can inspect the description and either throw or return no value.

This method is called once for each endpoint that uses the specified service contract.

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