Provides a common way to securely store and manage your passcodes, passphrases, and other identification information.
The Credential locker sample gives specific scenarios of storing and retrieving credentials.
The Windows.Security.Credentials namespace has these types of members:
|KeyCredential||Represents a key credential, an RSA, 2048-bit, asymmetric key that represents a user's identity for an application.|
|KeyCredentialAttestationResult||Represents the results of the KeyCredential.GetAttestationAsync method.|
|KeyCredentialManager||Contains methods for basic management of key credentials.|
|KeyCredentialOperationResult||Represents the result of a key credential operation.|
|KeyCredentialRetrievalResult||Represents the result of a key credential retrieval.|
|PasswordCredential||Represents the password credential store.|
|PasswordCredentialPropertyStore||Represents the password credential property store.|
|PasswordVault||Represents a Credential Locker of credentials. The contents of the locker are specific to the app or service. Apps and services don't have access to credentials associated with other apps or services.|
|WebAccount||Identifies an account from a web account provider.|
|WebAccountProvider||Represents a web account authentication provider.|
The Windows.Security.Credentials namespace has these enumerations.
|KeyCredentialAttestationStatus||Represents key credential attestation statuses.|
|KeyCredentialCreationOption||Represents the options for creating key credentials.|
|KeyCredentialStatus||Represents the status of a key credential request.|
|WebAccountPictureSize||Represents the sizes of a web account picture.|
|WebAccountState||Describes the state of a WebAccount object.|
The Windows.Security.Credentials namespace defines these interfaces.
|IWebAccount||Enables a class to represent an account from a web account provider.|
Minimum supported client
Minimum supported server
|Windows Server 2012|
Minimum supported phone
|Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1 and Windows Runtime apps]|