FaultContractAttribute.DetailType Property


Gets the type of a serializable object that contains error information.

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

Public ReadOnly Property DetailType As Type

Property Value

Type: System.Type

The type that represents the serializable error class.

The following code example shows the use of FaultContractAttribute to specify that the SampleMethod operation can return a SOAP fault with the detail type of GreetingFault.

Imports System
Imports System.Collections.Generic
Imports System.Net.Security
Imports System.Runtime.Serialization
Imports System.ServiceModel
Imports System.Text

Namespace Microsoft.WCF.Documentation
  <ServiceContract(Namespace:="http://microsoft.wcf.documentation")> _
  Public Interface ISampleService
	<OperationContract, FaultContractAttribute(GetType(GreetingFault), Action:="http://www.contoso.com/GreetingFault", ProtectionLevel:=ProtectionLevel.EncryptAndSign)> _
	Function SampleMethod(ByVal msg As String) As String
  End Interface

  <DataContractAttribute> _
  Public Class GreetingFault
	Private report As String

	Public Sub New(ByVal message As String)
	  Me.report = message
	End Sub

	<DataMemberAttribute> _
	Public Property Message() As String
		  Return Me.report
	  End Get
	  Set(ByVal value As String)
		  Me.report = value
	  End Set
	End Property
  End Class

  Friend Class SampleService
	  Implements ISampleService
  #Region "ISampleService Members"

  Public Function SampleMethod(ByVal msg As String) As String Implements ISampleService.SampleMethod
	Console.WriteLine("Client said: " & msg)
	' Generate intermittent error behavior.
	Dim rand As New Random(DateTime.Now.Millisecond)
	Dim test As Integer = rand.Next(5)
	If test Mod 2 <> 0 Then
	  Return "The service greets you: " & msg
	  Throw New FaultException(Of GreetingFault)(New GreetingFault("A Greeting error occurred. You said: " & msg))
	End If
  End Function

  #End Region
  End Class
End Namespace

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 3.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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