WS-MetadataExchange Bindings

This topic describes how the default metadata exchange bindings are constructed for various transports.

The Default Bindings

Default Binding Name How the binding is constructed
MexHttpBinding A WSHttpBinding with transport-level security disabled.
MexHttpsBinding A WSHttpBinding that supports transport-level security.
MexNamedPipeBinding A CustomBinding with a NamedPipeTransportBindingElement using the default values.
MexTcpBinding A CustomBinding with a TcpTransportBindingElement using default values.