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IEndpointBehavior.Validate Method

Implement to confirm that the endpoint meets some intended criteria.

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

void Validate(
	ServiceEndpoint endpoint
)

Parameters

endpoint
Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceEndpoint
The endpoint to validate.

Implement the Validate method to examine the structure to confirm any set of criteria. It is not necessary to perform any customizations in ApplyClientBehavior or ApplyDispatchBehavior to make use of this method. If the endpoint passes validation, return; otherwise, throw an exception.

For example, the Validate method can be use to ensure that all endpoints use an approved corporate binding.

.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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