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I want to secure the WCF layer. basically only user ids authenticated by the web server should get access to the wcf services.

I tried by creating Certificate at IIS but not able to get proper output as i want (to secure the WCF layer.basically only user ids authenticated by the web server should get access to the wcf services) like any client want to access services by passing Service URL .svc first ask Userid and Password to see services . please help me.


Windows server 2008 R2
IIS 7.5
Silverlight 4.0
C sharp.

Thanks.
Posted 7-Nov-12 19:11pm
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Solution 1

You can either Windows or Basic Authentication to secure the service using IIS in the case that all your users are members of the relevant Active Directory. If this isn't the case, you need to implement a UserNamePassword validator so you can authenticate against your own credential store:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms733131.aspx[^]

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa702565.aspx[^]
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