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When i added wcf service reference in client side following code was generated in app.config file. my question is if any one know this service link
http://localhost:4685/Service1.svc
he ll be able to use all exposed methods. how can i make sure only i can use this service no one else even he know service link ll not be able to use it.?

XML
<client>
 <endpoint address="http://localhost:4685/Service1.svc" binding="basicHttpBinding"
               bindingConfiguration="BasicHttpBinding_IServiceServer" contract="StudentService.IServiceServer"
               name="BasicHttpBinding_IServiceServer" />
       </client>
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Updated 30-Oct-11 20:26pm
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Following articles contain your complete solution.
1:- WCF Service with custom username password authentication[^]
2:- An easy way to use certificates for WCF security[^]
Implement one of them which sounds easier to you. I think 1st one will be easy for you.
 
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One way is to write a secured web service using HTTPS. Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is a combination of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) with SSL/TLS protocol to provide encrypted communication and secure identification of a network web server.
 
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