Windows Communication Foundation Security
The topics in this section describe Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) security features and how to use them to help secure messages.
For more information about Windows Server AppFabric and security, see Security Model for Windows Server AppFabric
In This Section
- Security Overview
Describes the security features in WCF.
- Security Concepts
Describes the basic terminology and concepts used in WCF security.
- Common Security Scenarios
Describes scenarios and topologies you can configure with WCF.
- Security Behaviors in WCF
Provides an overview of WCF behaviors that affect security, such as setting credentials.
- Bindings and Security
A security-oriented view of the bindings, including topics that demonstrate how to create custom security bindings.
- Securing Services and Clients
Describes how to secure messages using WCF security features.
- Authentication in WCF
Demonstrates common authentication tasks.
- Authorization in WCF
Describes common authorization scenarios with security implementations.
- Federation and Issued Tokens
Describes the basics of federation and how to create clients that communicate with federated servers.
- Partial Trust
Describes how to run partially-trusted scenarios and WCF limitations when running partially trusted.
- Auditing Security Events
Describes how to audit security events.
- Security Guidance and Best Practices
Guidelines for creating secure WCF applications.