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CredWrite (Windows CE 5.0)

Windows CE 5.0
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This function creates a credential that is uniquely identified by the tuple that contains the credential type and the target ID associated with the credential. If there is already a credential corresponding to that tuple, then it is updated unless flags explicitly override that behavior. This function replaces CeCredWrite.

HRESULT CredWrite(
  PCRED pCred,
  DWORD dwFlags


[in] Pointer to the credential that has to be added.
[in] Flags that determine behavior when credential already exists, and can be one of the following flags.
CRED_FLAG_FAIL_IF_EXISTINGIf credential already exists then the call to CredWrite will fail.
CRED_FLAG_NO_BLOB_HANDLINGMeant for use by trusted SSPs. For more information, see HandleBlob.

Return Values

ERROR_SUCCESS is returned upon success. For a list of error codes, see Credential Manager Error Codes.


The credential that has to be created must have wszTarget, wszUser, and pBlob values that are not NULL.


OS Versions: Windows CE .NET 4.0 and later.
Header: Cred.h.
Link Library: Coredll.lib.

See Also

Credential Manager Functions

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