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X509ClientCertificateAuthentication.TrustedStoreLocation Property

Gets or sets the trusted store location under which context the client certificate chain is validated.

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

public StoreLocation TrustedStoreLocation { get; set; }

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

set when credential is read-only.

This property specifies whether machine or user context is used to verify the X.509 certificate chain.


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

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

// Get a reference to the authentication object.
X509ClientCertificateAuthentication myAuthProperties =
    sh.Credentials.ClientCertificate.Authentication;
// Configure peer trust.
myAuthProperties.CertificateValidationMode =
    X509CertificateValidationMode.PeerTrust;
myAuthProperties.TrustedStoreLocation =
    StoreLocation.LocalMachine;


The property can also be set in a configuration file.

<serviceCredentials>
  <clientCertificate>
     <authentication certificateValidationMode='ChainTrust'   trustedStoreLocation = 'LocalMachine'/>
  </clientCertificate>
</serviceCredentials>

.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.

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