Advantages of Hosting WCF service in iis: No custom code is required to host the service The servicehost directive in .svc file is responsible for creating an instance of Service host when required, so no need to write custom code for hosting Automatic message based activation We need not start/stop the service manually.iis provides message […]
This is in continuation to part 17. Self Hosting WCF service Let’s create a Windows service and add it to WCFSelfHostService solution. Right click on solution–>add–>New Project–>Rename it to WindowsServiceHost. Add reference to WCFSelfHostService Add reference to System.ServiceModel Add new configuration file to WindowsServiceHost–>Right click on WindowsServiceHost–>Add app configuration file We will copy the configuration […]
For a WCF service to available for the client to consume, we need to host the WCF service. There are multiple ways to host the service. Self-hosting WCF service can be self hosted using console application Windows Service Internet Information Service(IIS) Hosting within IIS supports HTTP binding Windows Activation Service(WAS) Hosting WCF service with WAS […]
We can configure WCF service endpoint in 2 ways. Declare in configuration file Dynamically in code Declare in configuration file You can declare the endpoints declaratively in WCF service. we will take example of Hello Service.In app.config, you will see the end point.
<endpoint address="HelloService" binding="basicHttpBinding" contract="HelloService.IHelloServiceModified">
<dns value="localhost" />
Also you will have a service behavior where you will be […]
A WCF binding defines how the client needs to communicate with the service. Let’s understand WCF service end points before understanding Binding. A WCF service endpoint consists 3 things. A – Address : Address for the WCF service B – Binding : How the Client needs to communicate with the service C – Contract : […]