WCF supports various authentication types and Windows authentication is a common authentication method used in existing distributed communication components on the Windows platform. A very common use case is to enable Windows authentication at transport layer without an additional secure connection like SSL (just like what the traditional ASMX Web Service uses).
In this recipe, we will demonstrate how to apply Windows authentication for a WCF service endpoint using plain HTTP as the transport protocol, without additional security.
The first thing to do is choose
BasicHttpBinding as the binding type of our WCF service endpoint. Also, ...