This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.