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<transport> of <wsHttpBinding>

Defines authentication settings for the HTTP transport.


<wsHttpBinding>
    <binding>
        <security mode=”None|Transport|TransportWithMessageCredential|TransportCredentialOnly”>
            <transport
            clientCredentialType="Basic|Certificate|Digest|None|Ntlm|Windows"
            proxyCredentialType="Basic|Digest|None|Ntlm|Windows"
            realm="string" />
                <extendedProtectionPolicy policyEnforcement=”Never|WhenSupported|Always” protectionScenario=”TransportSelected|TrustedProxy”>
                    <customServiceNames></customServiceNames>
                </extendedProtecutionPolicy>
            </transport>
        </security>
    </binding>
</wsHttpBinding>

HttpTransportSecurity

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

 

Attribute Description

clientCredentialType

Specifies the credential used to authenticate the client to the service. This attribute is of type HttpClientCredentialType.

proxyCredentialType

Specifies the credential used to authenticate the client to a domain proxy. This attribute is of type HttpProxyCredentialType.

realm

A string that specifies the authentication realm for digest or basic authentication. The default is an empty string.

An authentication realm specifies at least the name of the host that performs the authentication. It can also specify a collection of users that has access. A user can query the authentication realm to ascertain which one of the several possible usernames and passwords can be used.

policyEnforcement

This enumeration specifies when the ExtendedProtectionPolicy should be enforced.

  1. Never – The policy is never enforced (Extended Protection is disabled).

  2. WhenSupported – The policy is enforced only if the client supports Extended Protection.

  3. Always – The policy is always enforced. Clients which don’t support Extended Protection will fail to authenticate.

clientCredentialType Attribute

 

Value Description

None

Security is disabled.

Basic

Uses basic authentication.

Digest

Uses digest authentication.

Ntlm

Uses NTLM authentication as a fallback with a Windows domain.

Windows

Uses integrated Windows authentication.

Certificate

Uses X.509 certificates to authenticate the client.

proxyCredentialType Attribute

 

Value Description

None

Security is disabled.

Basic

Uses basic authentication.

Digest

Uses digest authentication.

Ntlm

Uses NTLM as a fallback with a Windows domain.

Windows

Uses integrated Windows authentication.

Certificate

Uses X.509 certificates to authenticate the client.

Child Elements

None.

Parent Elements

 

Element Description

<security> of <wsHttpBinding>

Represents the security capabilities of the <wsHttpBinding>.




Build Date:

2012-08-02

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