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wcf client authentication with certificates

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 14, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WCF


For client authentication do i need to install the client certificate on server? Or on server i can just keep the thumprit string and and in my custom X509CertificateValidator, i can just check if the incoming certificate thumbprint is same as configured on server.



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The HTTP request was forbidden with client authentication scheme 'Anonymous'

I am trying to build a proof of concept of a WCF service utilisting a
wsHttpBinding with Transport Certificate security. I am having problems
connecting to it with a console client - everytime I try to open the channel
I get the following error: The HTTP request was forbidden with client authentication scheme 'Anonymous'.

can any one help me?
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The HTTP request is unauthorized with client authentication scheme 'Anonymous'.




I am receiving an error when i am callign the WCF service which is hosted in the IIS,


The HTTP request is unauthorized with client authentication scheme 'Anonymous'.The authentication header received from the server was 'Negotiate,NTLM' while calling service hosted in IIS.


Both check boxes are checkd in the properties->DirectorySecurity->Edit...

Anonymus and Integrated Windows.


Can anybody help me regarding thsi issue...






Client authentication problems, NTLM




Hope somebody can me with this. Have tried everything by now.


I have created a wcf service which I'm trying to access with my client. I get the following message:


The HTTP request is unauthorized with client authentication scheme 'Ntlm'. The authentication header received from the server was 'Negotiate,NTLM'. The remote server returned an error: (401) Unathorized.


I have enabled "Integrated Windows Authentication" on the Virtual Share on the IIS which is hosting my service.


Client config:


<security mode="TransportCredentialOnly">

<transport clientCredentialType="Ntlm"

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