Applies to: PerformancePoint Services for SharePoint Server, Enterprise version
Provides credentials for data source authentication.
Assembly: Microsoft.PerformancePoint.Scorecards.Server (in Microsoft.PerformancePoint.Scorecards.Server.dll)
Custom data source providers can use the object to impersonate the credentials for the Unattended Service Account in a data source connection, as determined by the DataSource.ConnectionContext property.
Use where a connection to the data source is initiated, such as in the CustomDataSourceProvider.GetCubeNames() method or the CustomDataSourceProvider.GetPreviewDataSet(Int32) method. The pattern to use is shown in the following code snippet.