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UserNamePasswordValidationMode Enumeration

Lists ways to validate in username/password mode.

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

public enum UserNamePasswordValidationMode

Member nameDescription
CustomCustom authentication based on a configured custom UsernamePasswordValidator.
MembershipProviderProvides password validation based on a configured MembershipProvider.
WindowsUsernames are mapped to Windows users.

This example shows how to set this property.

// Host the service within this EXE console application. 
public static void Main()
    // Create a ServiceHost for the CalculatorService type and provide the base address. 
    using (ServiceHost serviceHost = new ServiceHost(typeof(CalculatorService)))
        serviceHost.Credentials.UserNameAuthentication.UserNamePasswordValidationMode = UserNamePasswordValidationMode.Custom;
        serviceHost.Credentials.UserNameAuthentication.CustomUserNamePasswordValidator = new MyUserNamePasswordValidator();

        // Open the ServiceHostBase to create listeners and start listening for messages.

        // The service can now be accessed.
        Console.WriteLine("The service is ready.");
        Console.WriteLine("The service is running in the following account: {0}", WindowsIdentity.GetCurrent().Name);
        Console.WriteLine("Press <ENTER> to terminate service.");

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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