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HttpClientCredentialType Enumeration

Enumerates the valid credential types for HTTP clients.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel
Assemblies:   System.ServiceModel.Http (in System.ServiceModel.Http.dll)
  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public enum HttpClientCredentialType

Member nameDescription
Supported in .NET for Windows Store appsBasicSpecifies Basic authentication. For more information, see RFC 2617 – HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Authentication.
Supported in .NET for Windows Store appsCertificateSpecifies client authentication using a certificate.
Supported in .NET for Windows Store appsDigestSpecifies Digest authentication. For more information, see RFC 2617 – HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Authentication.
Supported in .NET for Windows Store appsInheritedFromHostThe authentication is inherited from the host.
Supported in .NET for Windows Store appsNoneSpecifies anonymous authentication.
Supported in .NET for Windows Store appsNtlmSpecifies client authentication using NTLM.
Supported in .NET for Windows Store appsWindowsSpecifies client authentication using Windows.

This enumeration is used by ClientCredentialType to specify the type of client credential to be used for authentication.

Note that if SecurityMode is set to TransportWithMessageCredential, then the value of HttpClientCredentialType is ignored.

The following code shows how to set ClientCredentialType to a member of this enumeration.

// The code uses a shortcut to specify the security mode to Transport.
WSHttpBinding b = new WSHttpBinding(SecurityMode.Transport);
b.Security.Transport.ClientCredentialType = HttpClientCredentialType.Windows;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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