When you deploy your custom solution, we recommend that the HTTPS protocol be used in order to improve the security of your data and privacy of your users. By default, HTTPS will allow only the client to authenticate the server; however, mutual certificate authentication will allow both the client to authenticate the server and the server to authenticate the client. If HTTPS is used, you will need to take the following certificate considerations into account:

For details about Certificate Services, see "Certificate Services" at the Microsoft Web site: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=150367 . For details about programming with Certificate Services, see "Programming Certificate Services" at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=150368 .