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 Property TrustedStoreLocation As StoreLocation

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.
Dim httpUri As New Uri("http://localhost/Calculator")
Dim sh As New ServiceHost(GetType(Calculator), httpUri)

' Create a binding that uses a certificate.
Dim b As New WSHttpBinding(SecurityMode.Message)
b.Security.Message.ClientCredentialType = _
MessageCredentialType.Certificate

' Get a reference to the authentication object.
Dim myAuthProperties As X509ClientCertificateAuthentication = _
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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