SoapProtocolImporter Class

Generates classes for Web services that use the SOAP protocol.

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

public class SoapProtocolImporter : ProtocolImporter
public class SoapProtocolImporter extends ProtocolImporter
public class SoapProtocolImporter extends ProtocolImporter
Not applicable.

The SoapProtocolImporter class generates client proxy code or abstract server code according to the SOAP protocol. The class generates a class for each supported binding defined in a Web Services Description Language (WSDL) document.

Typically, instead of invoking SoapProtocolImporter directly, a developer uses the class indirectly through the ServiceDescriptionImporter class.


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

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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