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ServiceCredentials.ClientCertificate Property

Gets the current client certificate authentication and provisioning settings for this service.

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

public X509CertificateInitiatorServiceCredential ClientCertificate { get; }

You can specify a client certificate authentication model using the Authentication property. In the mutual certificate duplex scenario, you can specify an X.509 certificate to use in a response or callback using the Certificate property.

The following code shows how to access this property and use it to set additional properties.

serviceHost.Credentials.ClientCertificate.Authentication.CertificateValidationMode = 
serviceHost.Credentials.ClientCertificate.Authentication.CustomCertificateValidator = 
    new MyX509CertificateValidator("");

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