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ServiceMetadataBehavior.ExternalMetadataLocation Property

Gets or sets a value that is the location of service metadata.

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

public Uri ExternalMetadataLocation { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Uri
The location of the service metadata.


The value is absolute and the schema is neither http nor https.

Returns a reference to an external metadata location to clients. The ExternalMetadataLocation property can be relative or absolute. If relative, the address is resolved by the client relative to the HttpGetUrl or HttpsGetUrl, depending on how the client retrieved the metadata.

.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.