ClientCredentials.ClientCertificate Property

Gets an object that you can use to provide the X.509 certificate that the client uses to authenticate to the service.

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

public X509CertificateInitiatorClientCredential ClientCertificate { get; }

You can also set this value using the <certificate> of <clientCertificate> Element in a client application configuration file.

The following code shows how you can use this property to configure the X.509 certificate.

// Create the client with the binding and EndpointAddress.
CalculatorClient calcClient = new CalculatorClient(b, ea);

// Set the client credential value to a valid certificate.
calcClient.ClientCredentials.ClientCertificate.SetCertificate(
    StoreLocation.CurrentUser, 
    StoreName.TrustedPeople, 
    X509FindType.FindBySubjectName, 
    "client.com");

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5
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