Build Web service with Visual Basic.NET

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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AXISHKAuthor Commented:
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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AXISHKAuthor Commented:
One last question, is it possible to log the the userID through the web service ?

Sure... Why not...

1. You can write to database table...

2. You can write to a flat file...

3. You can write to system log...

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AXISHKAuthor Commented:
Thanks, but how to tap the user ID into the log table ...

Thanks again.
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