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Any guide and steps for using Visual Basic.NET to build a web service with user authentication (using domain credential will be ideal) ?

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Thanks but how to do the authentication ? If I publish the service to web, all unauthenticated users will able to use this service.

Can I make use of existing domain credential to authenticate the users ?

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Thanks.
One last question, is it possible to log the the userID through the web service ?

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Sure... Why not...

1. You can write to database table...

2. You can write to a flat file...
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315828

3. You can write to system log...
http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/15291/Error-and-Event-Logging-in-VB-NET
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Thanks, but how to tap the user ID into the log table ...


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