Export (0) Print
Expand All

IUri::GetUserInfo method

Returns the user name and password, as parsed from the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI).

Syntax


HRESULT GetUserInfo(
  [out]  BSTR *pbstrUserInfo
);

Parameters

pbstrUserInfo [out]

Address of a BSTR that receives the property value. Caller is responsible for freeing the memory with SysFreeString.

Return value

Returns one of the following values:

Return codeDescription
S_OK

Success.

S_FALSE

The property is not defined.

E_OUTOFMEMORY

There is insufficient memory to create the BSTR.

 

Remarks

IUri::GetUserInfo was introduced in Windows Internet Explorer 7.

Security Warning:   Storing sensitive information as clear text in a URI is not recommended. According to RFC3986: Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), Generic Syntax, Section 7.5, "A password appearing within the userinfo component is deprecated and should be considered an error except in those rare cases where the 'password' parameter is intended to be public."

This function is for convenience. It is the same as calling IUri::GetPropertyBSTR with the Uri_PROPERTY_USER_INFO property.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP with SP2

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 with SP1

Product

Internet Explorer 7

Header

Urlmon.h

IDL

Urlmon.idl

DLL

Urlmon.dll

See also

IUri
Reference
GetPassword
GetUserName

 

 

Show:
© 2014 Microsoft