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ServiceEndpoint.Contract Property

Gets the contract for the service endpoint.

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

public ContractDescription Contract { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.ContractDescription
The ContractDescription that specifies the contract for the service endpoint.

Each service endpoint has a unique contract. From the ContractDescription, the OperationDescriptionCollection for the methods contained in the contract can be accessed using the Operations property.


Uri baseAddress = new Uri("http://localhost:8001/Simple");
ServiceHost serviceHost = new ServiceHost(typeof(CalculatorService), baseAddress);

ServiceEndpoint endpoint = serviceHost.AddServiceEndpoint(
    typeof(ICalculator),
    new WSHttpBinding(),
    "CalculatorServiceObject");

Console.WriteLine("Service endpoint {0} contains the following:", endpoint.Name);
Console.WriteLine("Binding: {0}", endpoint.Binding.ToString());
Console.WriteLine("Contract: {0}", endpoint.Contract.ToString());
Console.WriteLine("ListenUri: {0}", endpoint.ListenUri.ToString());
Console.WriteLine("ListenUriMode: {0}", endpoint.ListenUriMode.ToString());


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

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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