IClientMessageInspector.BeforeSendRequest Method

Enables inspection or modification of a message before a request message is sent to a service.

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

Object BeforeSendRequest(
	ref Message request,
	IClientChannel channel


Type: System.ServiceModel.Channels.Message%
The message to be sent to the service.
Type: System.ServiceModel.IClientChannel
The Silverlight client object channel.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The object that is returned as the correlationState argument of the AfterReceiveReply method. This is null if no correlation state is used.
The best practice is to make this a System.Guid to ensure that no two correlationState objects are the same.

Implement the BeforeSendRequest to inspect or modify a request message before it is sent.

The following code example shows an implementation that writes strings to the console when the implementation is called.

The following code example shows how to use an System.ServiceModel.Description.IEndpointBehavior to insert the client message inspector in the client endpoint.


Supported in: 5, 4

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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