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How to implement Digital Signature in Asp.Net by using Web Service or WCF

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  • Hi,

    I am new to digital signature. I have a web application developed in asp.net 3.5. In one of the module of this application I am generating pdf file and storing it on the server. The users must be able to choose a pdf file(Available on the server) and digitally sign it with a certificate stored locally (either on their machine or in a smartcard). I do not know whether I should pass pdf file to client place to sign it or I should send Certificate object to the server.

    I thought of using ActiveX to get the certificate available on the client machine and send the object of the Certificate to the server Using Web Service or WCF.

    Any help on this will be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks

    Surya Gahlot
    • Edited by Surya Gahlot Thursday, August 12, 2010 5:46 AM modification in the content
    Wednesday, August 11, 2010 7:29 AM

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    • Marked as answer by edhickey Monday, August 23, 2010 8:04 PM
    Wednesday, August 11, 2010 6:54 PM