DiscoveryClientProtocol.DiscoveryClientResultsFile Class

Represents the root element of an XML document containing the results of all files written when the WriteAll method is invoked.

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

public sealed class DiscoveryClientResultsFile
public final class DiscoveryClientResultsFile
public final class DiscoveryClientResultsFile
Not applicable.

When you invoke the DiscoveryClientProtocol.WriteAll method, all resolved discovery documents and a file containing a map of all those files are saved to a directory. The map file is described in XML with the root element being DiscoveryClientProtocol.DiscoveryClientResultsFile; this class is passed to the XmlSerializer class to serialize the results.

using System;
using System.Web.Services.Discovery;
using System.Net;
using System.Xml;
using System.Xml.Serialization;

class myDiscoveryClient_Results
   static void Main()
      string outputDirectory = "c:\\InetPub\\wwwroot";
      DiscoveryClientProtocol myClient = new DiscoveryClientProtocol();
      //  Use default credentials to access the URL being discovered.
      myClient.Credentials = CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;
         DiscoveryDocument myDocument;

         // Discover the supplied URL to determine if it is a discovery document.
         myDocument = myClient.Discover("http://localhost/MathService_cs.vsdisco");
         DiscoveryClientResultCollection myCollection = 
             myClient.WriteAll(outputDirectory, "MyDiscoMap.discomap");
         // Get the DiscoveryClientProtocol.DiscoveryClientResultsFile.
         DiscoveryClientProtocol.DiscoveryClientResultsFile myResultFile =
             new DiscoveryClientProtocol.DiscoveryClientResultsFile();
         XmlSerializer mySerializer = new XmlSerializer(myResultFile.GetType()); 
         XmlReader reader = new XmlTextReader("http://localhost/MyDiscoMap.discomap");
         myResultFile = (DiscoveryClientProtocol.DiscoveryClientResultsFile)

         // Get a collection of DiscoveryClientResult objects.
         DiscoveryClientResultCollection myResultcollection = myResultFile.Results;

         Console.WriteLine("Referred file(s): ");
         foreach(DiscoveryClientResult myResult in myResultcollection)
      catch(Exception e)


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