SoapExtensionImporter Class


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Provides a common interface and functionality for classes to generate code attributes that specify SOAP extensions.

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


[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Name = "FullTrust")]
[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Name = "FullTrust")]
public abstract class SoapExtensionImporter


Initializes a new instance of the SoapExtensionImporter class.


Gets or sets the SoapProtocolImporter instance that invokes the ImportMethod method.


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


When overridden in a derived class, adds code attribute declarations to any method that represents an operation in a binding.


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

The SoapExtensionImporterabstract class exposes an abstract method, ImportMethod, which allows a derived class to add metadata to any method that represents an operation in a binding. The method itself is not an input method. The code attributes, which are added to all Web methods in a binding class, represent extensions to the SOAP Web services protocol, for example, for adding extra headers to an outgoing SOAP message or doing extra processing on an incoming SOAP message.

You can use a class derived from SoapExtensionImporterto extend the generation of client proxy code or abstract server code. You can use such a derived class in conjunction with a class derived from the abstractSoapExtension class, which extends run-time processing of SOAP messages on the client or service.

You can specify SoapExtensionImporter in a configuration file through the soapExtensionImporterTypes configuration element and its child add element. You can apply the configuration to:

  • An ASP.NET Web application: service or client.

  • A stand-alone .NET Framework application: client only.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1

Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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