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<peer> of <clientCredentials> Element

Specifies credentials used when authenticating peer-to-peer clients.


The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.



Child Elements


Element Description

<certificate> Element

Specifies an X.509 certificate to use for signing and encrypting messages for peer-to-peer clients. .

<peerAuthentication> Element

Specifies authentication options for peer clients.

<messageSenderAuthentication> element

Specifies authentication options for message senders.

Parent Elements


Element Description


Specifies the credentials used to authenticate a client to a service.

This configuration element specifies the credentials that a peer node uses to authenticate itself to other nodes in the mesh, as well as authentication settings that a peer node uses to authenticate other peer nodes. For more information, see Peer Channel Message Authentication and Best Practices for Securing PeerChannel Applications.

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