Gets or sets the method of validating the user name and password.
Assembly: System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)
Possible values are:
When a WCF service is hosted in Internet Information Services (IIS) using transport-level security and the property is set to Custom, the custom authentication scheme uses a subset of Windows authentication. That is because in this scenario, IIS performs Windows authentication prior to WCF invoking the custom authenticator.
When the value of this property is set to MembershipProvider, specify the membership provider by setting the MembershipProvider property, and then the membership provider instance specified by the MembershipProvider property is used to validate the username and password in incoming messages.
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)