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OpenTimeout Property

ServiceHostBase.OpenTimeout Property

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

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

public TimeSpan OpenTimeout { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.TimeSpan
The Timespan that specifies the interval of time allowed for the service host to open.


The value is less than zero or is larger than MaxValue (2,147,483,647 or, in hexadecimal 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.

.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.

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