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X509CertificateInitiatorServiceCredential Class

Represents the settings used by the service to validate the certificate presented by the clients. It also contains a certificate for the service to use for encrypting responses or callbacks for clients when MutualCertificateDuplex message security authentication mode is used.

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

public sealed class X509CertificateInitiatorServiceCredential

The certificate set in this class is used to encrypt messages to the client only for bindings that are configured with MutualCertificateDuplex message security authentication mode.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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