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ServiceDescription.Bindings Property

Gets the collection of Binding elements contained in the ServiceDescription.

Namespace:  System.Web.Services.Description
Assembly:  System.Web.Services (in System.Web.Services.dll)

public BindingCollection Bindings { get; }

The BindingCollection returned by this property corresponds to the list of binding elements enclosed by the Web Services Description Language (WSDL) definitions root element. For more information about WSDL, see the specification at

// Obtain the ServiceDescription from existing WSDL.
ServiceDescription myDescription = 

// Remove the Binding from the BindingCollection of 
// the ServiceDescription.
BindingCollection myBindingCollection = myDescription.Bindings;

// Form a new Binding.
Binding myBinding = new Binding();
myBinding.Name = "Service1Soap";
XmlQualifiedName myXmlQualifiedName = 
   new XmlQualifiedName("s0:Service1Soap");
myBinding.Type = myXmlQualifiedName;

SoapBinding mySoapBinding = new SoapBinding();
mySoapBinding.Transport = "";
mySoapBinding.Style = SoapBindingStyle.Document;

OperationBinding addOperationBinding = 

// Add the Binding to the ServiceDescription.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.