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IdentityVerifier Class

An abstract base class that can be implemented to verify an expected identity against an authorization context that represents a remote endpoint, or to create an identity from an endpoint address.

System.Object
  System.ServiceModel.Security.IdentityVerifier

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Security
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)
public abstract class IdentityVerifier

The IdentityVerifier type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Protected methodIdentityVerifierCreates an instance of this class.
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  NameDescription
Public methodCheckAccessImplements a method to verify an identity.
Public methodStatic memberCreateDefaultCreates a default instance of this class.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodTryGetIdentityTries to create an identity from an endpoint.
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The WCF infrastructure calls the TryGetIdentity method first to retrieve the service's identity from the message. Next, the infrastructure calls the CheckAccess method with the returned EndpointIdentity and AuthorizationContext.

For more information about implementing the class, see How to: Create a Custom Client Identity Verifier.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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