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.NET Framework Security by Kevin T. Price, Rudi Martin, Matthew Lyons, Sebastian Lange, Brian A. LaMacchia

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ASP.NET with Remoting Versus Web Services

According to Encarta, the first definition of the word “remote” is as follows:

“re·mote [ri mot ] adjective

1. far away: situated a long way away”

(Source: Encarta.com online dictionary)

The Case for Using ASP.NET with Remoting

First, let us look at remoting as a standalone item. Just the name sort of lends itself to being, well, alone. Why should we even consider remoting when DCOM has been faithfully there in Windows DNA for so long, especially considering that there is no built-in security in the TCPChannel class? DCOM has been a standard in Microsoft computing for years, yet with .NET, it has been dropped, completely—or has it? The new kid on the block is called remoting. Remoting addresses some of ...

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