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SoapBinding Class

Represents a SOAP binding in a discovery document. This class cannot be inherited.

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

public final class SoapBinding

A SOAP binding is similar to an interface for XML Web services. It is useful for versioning and when you look for a XML Web service implementing a specific SOAP binding. For instance, a discovery document might contain optional information about SOAP bindings, which specify the SOAP bindings implemented by referenced Web Servcies. SOAP bindings are specified within the XML document containd within a discovery document by adding a SOAP XML element with an XML namespace equal to the Namespace constant. The Address property specifies the URL of the XML Web service and the Binding property specifies the SOAP binding implemented by that XML Web service.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.
#using <mscorlib.dll>
#using <System.dll>
#using <System.Xml.dll>
#using <System.Web.Services.dll>
using namespace System;
using namespace System::Net;
using namespace System::Xml;
using namespace System::Web::Services::Discovery;

int main() {
   try {
      // 'dataservice.disco' is a sample discovery document.
      String* myStringUrl = S"http://localhost/dataservice.disco";

      // Call the Discover method to populate the Documents property.
      DiscoveryClientProtocol* myDiscoveryClientProtocol = 
         new DiscoveryClientProtocol();
      myDiscoveryClientProtocol->Credentials =
      DiscoveryDocument* myDiscoveryDocument =

      Console::WriteLine(S"Demonstrating the Discovery::SoapBinding class.");

      // Create a SOAP binding.
      SoapBinding* mySoapBinding = new SoapBinding();

      // Assign an address to the created SOAP binding.
      mySoapBinding->Address = S"";

      // Bind the created SOAP binding with a new XmlQualifiedName.
      mySoapBinding->Binding = new XmlQualifiedName(S"String*",

      // Add the created SOAP binding to the DiscoveryClientProtocol.

      // Display the namespace associated with SOAP binding.
      Console::WriteLine(S"Namespace associated with the SOAP binding is: {0}", 

      // Write all the information of the DiscoveryClientProtocol.
      myDiscoveryClientProtocol->WriteAll(S".", S"results.discomap");

   } 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.

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The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

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