ClientCredentials Property

ClientBase<TChannel>.ClientCredentials Property

Gets the client credentials used to call an operation.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public ClientCredentials ClientCredentials { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.ClientCredentials
Returns a System.ServiceModel.Description.ClientCredentials that represents the proof of identity presented by the client.

Use the ClientCredentials property to configure the credentials that the ClientBase<TChannel> object uses to connect to the service.

The following code shows how to use the ClientCredentials property to set the username and password prior to calling the service.

// Specify client credentials on the client.  
// Code to set the UserName and Password is not shown here.
CalculatorClient CalculatorClient = new CalculatorClient("myBinding");
CalculatorClient.ClientCredentials.UserName.UserName = ReturnUserName();
CalculatorClient.ClientCredentials.UserName.Password = ReturnPassword();

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

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