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IOperationBehavior.Validate Method

Implement to confirm that the operation meets some intended criteria.

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

void Validate(
	OperationDescription operationDescription
)

Parameters

operationDescription
Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.OperationDescription
The operation being examined. Use for examination only. If the operation description is modified, the results are undefined.

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 operation passes validation, return; otherwise, throw an exception.

For example, the Validate method can be use to ensure that an operation is authorized.

.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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