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SecurityCredentialsManager Class

Specifies an abstract class that when implemented represents a security credentials manager.

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

public abstract class SecurityCredentialsManager

The SecurityCredentialsManager type exposes the following members.

Protected methodSecurityCredentialsManagerInitializes a new instance of the SecurityCredentialsManager class.

Public methodCreateSecurityTokenManagerWhen overridden in a derived class, creates a new SecurityTokenManager.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

This class is the extensibility point for providing a custom security token manager that WCF can use for customizing message and transport security.

SecurityCredentialsManager is a factory that creates instances of classes derived from SecurityTokenManager.

ClientCredentials and ServiceCredentials implement this class.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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