ImpersonationOption Enumeration

 
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Specifies the impersonation behavior for a service operation on a service instance.

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

type ImpersonationOption

Member nameDescription
Allowed

Impersonation is performed if credentials are available and ImpersonateCallerForAllOperations is equal to true.

NotAllowed

Impersonation is not performed. If ImpersonateCallerForAllOperations is equal to true, a validation exception occurs at service startup time.

Required

Impersonation is required.

Use the ImpersonationOption enumeration to control impersonation in Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) applications.

This setting interacts with a configuration property on ImpersonateCallerForAllOperations in the following table.

The following code example on the service shows how to have a method impersonate the caller by using the OperationBehaviorAttribute to set the impersonation level.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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