ChannelDispatcher.MessageVersion Property


The .NET API Reference documentation has a new home. Visit the .NET API Browser on to see the new experience.

Gets or sets the SOAP message and WS-Addressing versions that are used or expected.

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

public MessageVersion MessageVersion { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.Channels.MessageVersion

The MessageVersion that is used or expected.

Exception Condition

The communication object is in an Opening or Opened state.


The communication object is in a Closing or Closed state.


The communication object is in a Faulted state.

Specifies the versions of SOAP and WS-Addressing associated with a message and its exchange.

This property can only be set when the instance of the ChannelDispatcher is in the Created state, as this is the only state that is both mutable and not disposed.

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

    new WSHttpBinding(),


IChannelListener icl = serviceHost.ChannelDispatchers[0].Listener;
ChannelDispatcher dispatcher = new ChannelDispatcher(icl);
dispatcher.MessageVersion = MessageVersion.Default;

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Return to top