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SoapTransportImporter Class

Serves as a base class for derived classes that import SOAP transmission protocols into XML Web services.


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

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

The SoapTransportImporter type exposes the following members.

Protected methodSoapTransportImporterInitializes a new instance of the SoapTransportImporter class.

Public propertyImportContextGets or sets a reference to the SoapProtocolImporter performing the import action.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodImportClassWhen overridden in a derived class, this method uses information contained in the ServiceDescription object model (available through the ImportContext property) to add transport-specific code to the class being generated.
Public methodIsSupportedTransportWhen overridden in a derived class, this method determines whether the specified transport protocol is supported by the XML Web service.
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

Caution noteCaution

Although this class is designed to serve as the base class for user-defined classes, the current implementation of XML Web services does not support such user-defined classes.

For more information about specifying protocols for XML Web services, see [<topic://cpconbuildingaspnetwebservices>]. For more information about Web Services Description Language (WSDL), see the specification at

Notes to Inheritors

When you inherit from SoapTransportImporter, you must override the following members: IsSupportedTransport and ImportClass.

The default implementations of these members perform no action.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 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.

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