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System.ServiceModel.Description Namespace

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Contains the types required to construct and modify descriptions of services, contracts, endpoints, messages and their parts, and operations that are used to build runtimes and to export metadata.

Public classClientCredentialsEnables the user to configure client credentials used to authenticate the client against a service.
Public classContractDescriptionDescribes a contract that specifies what an endpoint communicates to the outside world.
Public classFaultDescriptionRepresents a SOAP fault.
Public classFaultDescriptionCollectionA collection of FaultDescription objects that you can use to obtain information about SOAP faults in a contract.
Public classMessageBodyDescriptionRepresents the body of a SOAP message.
Public classMessageDescriptionRepresents the description of a message.
Public classMessageDescriptionCollectionProvides a collection that is used to store descriptions of the messages that make up an operation that belongs to a contract.
Public classMessagePartDescriptionRepresents a description of a SOAP message part.
Public classMessagePartDescriptionCollectionRepresents a collection of System.ServiceModel.Description.MessagePartDescription objects.
Public classOperationDescriptionA contract that characterizes an operation in terms of the messages it exchanges.
Public classOperationDescriptionCollectionRepresents a collection that contains operation descriptions.
Public classServiceEndpointRepresents the endpoint for a service that allows clients of the service to find and communicate with the service.
Public classXmlSerializerOperationBehaviorControls run-time behavior of the XmlSerializer associated with an operation.

Public enumerationMessageDirectionSpecifies the direction of the message.

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