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ServiceCredentials.SecureConversationAuthentication Property

Gets the current settings to be used by a secure conversation.

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

public SecureConversationServiceCredential SecureConversationAuthentication { get; }

Use this class to specify a list of known claim types for the Security Context Token (SCT) cookies serialization and an encoder to encode and secure cookies information.

The following code shows how to use this property to get the instance of the credential used by the service.

                // Create a service host.
                Uri httpUri = new Uri("http://localhost/Calculator");
                ServiceHost sh = new ServiceHost(typeof(Calculator), httpUri);

                // Create a binding that uses a WindowsServiceCredential .
                WSHttpBinding b = new WSHttpBinding(SecurityMode.Message);
                b.Security.Message.ClientCredentialType = MessageCredentialType.Windows;

                // Add an endpoint.
                sh.AddServiceEndpoint(typeof(ICalculator), b, "WindowsCalculator");

                // Get a reference to the WindowsServiceCredential object.
                SecureConversationServiceCredential ssCredential =

.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.