A secure and interoperable binding that supports federated security.
Assembly: System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)
Federation is the ability to share identities across multiple systems for authentication and authorization. These identities can refer to users or to machines. Federated HTTP supports SOAP security as well as mixed-mode security, but it does not support exclusively using transport security. This binding provides Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) support for the WS-Federation protocol. Services configured with this binding must use the HTTP transport.
The controls the details of the message security settings, the values of which are available from the instance of FederatedMessageSecurityOverHttp that is returned by the Message property. Note that the Security property provides get access only as the security used by the binding cannot be changed once the binding is created.
The also provides a PrivacyNoticeAt property to set and retrieve the URI at which the privacy notice is located.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003
The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.