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ServiceHostBase.CloseTimeout Property

Gets or sets the interval of time allowed for the service host to close.

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

public TimeSpan CloseTimeout { get; set; }
/** @property */
public TimeSpan get_CloseTimeout ()

/** @property */
public void set_CloseTimeout (TimeSpan value)

public function get CloseTimeout () : TimeSpan

public function set CloseTimeout (value : TimeSpan)

Not applicable.

Property Value

The Timespan that specifies the interval of time allowed for the service host to close.

Exception typeCondition


The value, in milliseconds, is less than zero or is larger than MaxValue (2,147,483,647 or, in hexidecimal notation, 0X7FFFFFFF).


The host is in an Opening or Closing state and cannot be modified.


The host is already in a Closed state and cannot be modified.


The host is in a Faulted state and cannot be modified.

TimeSpan closeTimeout = hostDefault.CloseTimeout;

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0