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EndpointNotFoundException Class

The exception that is thrown when a remote endpoint could not be found or reached.

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

<SerializableAttribute> _
Public Class EndpointNotFoundException _
	Inherits CommunicationException
Dim instance As EndpointNotFoundException

The endpoint may not be found or reachable because the remote endpoint is down, the remote endpoint is unreachable, or because the remote network is unreachable.

This exception derives from CommunicationException that represents a class of recoverable errors that may be thrown during communication between endpoints and that robust client and service Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) applications are expected to handle. To prevent a handler for the CommunicationException handler from catching the more specific EndpointNotFoundException, catch this exception prior to handling CommunicationException.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5