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Determining the size of transfer of a remote object

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I am trying to determine how big the transfer of a remote call that returns and array of objects is.  Is there any easy way to do this?  
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If you only need to do this for diagnostic purposes (not every time you are about to make a call, etc),
the answer is simple:

Create an instance of the formatter class used (i.e., if you use soap, create a SoapFormatter object, if you use binary create a BinaryFormatter object).

Then simply call the Serialize() method into a stream and then check the stream length.

Something like:

Object [] array = <...>;
MemoryStream ms = new MemoryStream();
BinaryFormatter formatter = new BinaryFormatter();

formatter.Serialize(ms, formatter);

Console.WriteLine(ms.Length);


Hope this helps,
Eran
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