ServiceDescription.Endpoints Property

Gets the collection of endpoints from the service description.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Description
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public ServiceEndpointCollection Endpoints { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceEndpointCollection
The ServiceEndpointCollection that contains the endpoints defined for the service.

The endpoints in the ServiceEndpointCollection returned by this method each contain the address, binding, contract, and behavior information required to communicate with the service. To access this information, you must retrieve the ServiceEndpoint from the collection with the Find method that employs the relevant search criteria. Then the ServiceEndpoint properties can be used to access the information. For example, the ContractDescription is accessed by the Contract property.

Export metadata about a service endpoint by passing ServiceEndpoint as a parameter to ExportEndpoint(ServiceEndpoint).

// Iterate through the endpoints contained in the ServiceDescription
ServiceEndpointCollection sec = svcDesc.Endpoints;
foreach (ServiceEndpoint se in sec)
    Console.WriteLine("\tAddress: {0}", se.Address.ToString());
    Console.WriteLine("\tBinding: {0}", se.Binding.ToString());
    Console.WriteLine("\tContract: {0}", se.Contract.ToString());
    KeyedByTypeCollection<IEndpointBehavior> behaviors = se.Behaviors;
    foreach (IEndpointBehavior behavior in behaviors)
        Console.WriteLine("Behavior: {0}", behavior.ToString());

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.
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