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Securing with certificates


This is a very rough guide. For more details, there is a lot of help material provided by Microsoft.

Install IIS Client Certificate Mapping feature

To use the certificate mapping the feature needs to be installed.


Configuring Web Page for REST-API

To enable certificate mapping the REST-API needs to be installed in its own web site. This is necessary because all authentication methods need to be disabled. The TcPCM rich client is using a SOAP based interface (Windows Communication Foundation) that needs anonymous authentication on the IIS level. Because the soap interface is checking for certificates on a deeper level.


SSL Settings


Disable all authentication methods


Enable certificate mapping


After disabling all authentication methods the certificate mapping needs to be enabled in the configuration editor.

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