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X509ServiceCertificateAuthentication.TrustedStoreLocation Property

Gets or sets the trusted store location under which context the client certificate chain is validated.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Security
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public StoreLocation TrustedStoreLocation { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.StoreLocation
The trusted store location.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

Attempted to set when credential is read-only.

This property specifies whether machine or user context will be used to verify the X.509 certificate chain.

The following code shows how to set this property.

ClientCredentials creds = new ClientCredentials();

// Configure chain trust.
creds.ServiceCertificate.Authentication.CertificateValidationMode
    = X509CertificateValidationMode.ChainTrust;
creds.ServiceCertificate.Authentication.TrustedStoreLocation
    = StoreLocation.LocalMachine;

The property can also be set in a configuration file.

    <behaviors>
      <endpointBehaviors>
      <behavior name="behave">
        <clientCredentials>
          <serviceCertificate>
            <authentication certificateValidationMode='ChainTrust' 
              trustedStoreLocation = 'LocalMachine'/>
          </serviceCertificate>
        </clientCredentials>
      </behavior>
      </endpointBehaviors>
    </behaviors>
  </system.serviceModel>
</configuration>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.3, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.

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