<mexEndpoint>

This configuration element defines a standard endpoint with a fixed IMetadataExchange contract. Since all metadata exchange endpoints specify IMetadataExchange as their contract, you can use this standard point instead of defining one for yourself.

<system.ServiceModel>
<standardEndpoints>

Syntax

<system.serviceModel>  
  <standardEndpoints>
    <mexEndpoint>
      <standardEndpoint name="String" />
    </mexEndpoint>
  </standardEndpoints>  
</system.serviceModel>  

Attributes and Elements

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

Attribute Description
name A String that specifies the name of the configuration of the standard endpoint. The name is used in the endpointConfiguration attribute of the service endpoint to link a standard endpoint to its configuration.

Child Elements

None.

Parent Elements

Element Description
<standardEndpoints> A collection of standard endpoints that are pre-defined endpoints with one or more of their properties (address, binding, contract) fixed.