AuthenticationService.Login Method (String, String)

WCF RIA Services

[WCF RIA Services Version 1 Service Pack 2 is compatible with either .NET framework 4 or .NET Framework 4.5, and with either Silverlight 4 or Silverlight 5.]

Asynchronously authenticates and logs in to the server with the specified user name and password.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.DomainServices.Client.ApplicationServices
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel.DomainServices.Client (in System.ServiceModel.DomainServices.Client.dll)

public LoginOperation Login(
	string userName,
	string password


Type: System.String
The user name associated with the user to authenticate.
Type: System.String
The password associated with the user to authenticate.


This method is called while another asynchronous operation is still being processed.

This method starts an operation with no complete action or user state. If this method returns normally, a LoggedIn event may be raised. Also, successful completion of this operation will update the User.