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I've developed a web service that I want to require the client to pass a username / pwd to invoke the web service. The web service will run on a server that's part of an Active Directory windows domain. The username / password will exist in the Active Directory domain. I'm thinking that I want to use "Digest Authentication" as the authentication provision for the service based on the requirements above. Does anyone disagree or see a more suitable authentication provision.

Can anyone provide some code examples of the call on the client (and any code needed in the Web Service) to authenticate based on "Digest Authentication"
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Here is a code snippet that might help you..

MyWebSerivce service1 = new MyWebService();
MyWebService.UserCredentials myCredentials = new MyWebService.UserCredentials();
myCredentials.userid = "UserId";
myCredentials.password = "password";
service.UserCrdentialsValue = myCrdentials;
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