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ServiceBehaviorAttribute.ConfigurationName Property

Gets or sets the value used to locate the service element in an application configuration file.

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

public string ConfigurationName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The value to locate in the configuration file. The default value is the fully qualified type name without assembly information.


The value is null.


The value is an empty string.

Use this value to specify a particular service in the configuration file.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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