InstanceContext.Host Property


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Gets the host for the service instance.

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

public ServiceHostBase Host { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.ServiceHostBase

The ServiceHostBase that hosts the service instance.

Exception Condition

The service instance associated with this context is closed, but was not aborted.


The service instance associated with this context is in a faulted state.

The following code shows how to access the Host property:

Uri baseAddress = new Uri("http://localhost:8000/ServiceModelSamples/service");
CalculatorService service = new CalculatorService();
ServiceHost serviceHost = new ServiceHost(service, baseAddress);
InstanceContext instanceContext = new InstanceContext(serviceHost, service);

ServiceHost host = (ServiceHost) instanceContext.Host;

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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