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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();

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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