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WCF and WS-* Reliability Standards

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WCF

I was wondering if anyone could give me a definitive answer and clear up some confusion about the exact WS-* standards implemented in WCF with respect to reliability.

My understanding is this:

The WS-ReliableMessaging standard (the Microsoft-supported standard) is implemented and is configured using a binding configuration with reliableSession enabled.

I am confused as to whether there is any support at all for the WS-Reliability standard. I have read that this is supported through MSMQ, but I'm not sure about this.

Also I understand there is no real support in ASP.NET Web Services or WSE for WS-Reliability, although WS-ReliableMessaging is supported but you pretty much have to implement it yourself (following sample code).

Can someone clarify these matters for me?

Apologies if this has been addressed before, but I have searched and searched again and can't seem to come up with definitive answers.


Many thanks,




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