Authentication in Silverlight using WCF & ASP.NET Membership Provider

added by SuprotimAgarwal
12/23/2010 4:25:16 AM

3 Kicks, 231 Views

WCF has provided many benefits for developing secure, scalable distributed applications. One of the nice features of WCF service security is its integration with ASP.NET Membership provider. Using this provider, a caller can be authenticated by the WCF service against the user credentials stored in the SQL Server ASPNETDB database. In this article, we will see how a Silverlight client caller can be authenticated against the WCF service using this membership provider.