TryGetIdentity Method
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IdentityVerifier.TryGetIdentity Method

Tries to create an identity from an endpoint.

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

public abstract bool TryGetIdentity(
	EndpointAddress reference,
	out EndpointIdentity identity


Type: System.ServiceModel.EndpointAddress

The EndpointAddress to use for creating the identity.

Type: System.ServiceModel.EndpointIdentity%

The EndpointIdentity that is returned.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the identity is returned; otherwise, false. The default is false.

The default IdentityVerifier creates a DnsEndpointIdentity based on the hostname portion of Uri if an explicit EndpointIdentity has not been specified as part of the EndpointAddress.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

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