Chapter 11. WCF Security

At this point, we have learned how to develop a three-layer WCF service with LINQ to Entities. To further enhance our WCF service, in this chapter we will explore the security settings of a WCF service. As big a topic as WCF security is, in this chapter we will only cover the basic concepts, and we will host our HelloWorld WCF service using Basic and Windows Authentication with the HTTPS protocol.

We will cover the following topics in this chapter:

  • WCF security components
  • WCF transfer security
  • WCF Authentication
  • Hosting a WCF service with Basic Authentication
  • Hosting a WCF service with HTTPS protocol
  • Testing the WCF service with Basic Authentication
  • Hosting the WCF service with Windows Authentication
  • Testing the WCF service with ...

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