X509ClientCertificateAuthentication.TrustedStoreLocation Property

 
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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; }

Property Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.StoreLocation

The trusted store location under which context the client certificate chain is validated.

Exception Condition
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
Available since 3.0
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