Binding.CanBuildChannelFactory<TChannel> Method (array<Object[])

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Returns a value that indicates whether the current binding can build a channel factory stack on the client that satisfies the requirements specified by an object array.

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


Public Function CanBuildChannelFactory(Of TChannel) ( _
    ParamArray parameters As Object() _
) As Boolean
public bool CanBuildChannelFactory<TChannel>(
    params Object[] parameters

Type Parameters

  • TChannel
    The type of channel for which the factory is being tested.


  • parameters
    Type: array<System.Object[]
    The object array that specifies requirements for the channel factory that is built.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the specified channel factory stack can be build on the client; otherwise, false.


Use this method if you want to check that the channel factory for channels of type TChannel can be build for the binding parameters specified before attempting to actually build the factory. Alternatively, try to build the channel factory by calling BuildChannelFactory<TChannel>(array<Object[]) and catch the exception generated if it cannot be built.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.0


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.