AuthenticationService.Login Method (LoginParameters)

[WCF RIA Services Version 1 Service Pack 2 is compatible with either .NET framework 4 or .NET Framework 4.5, and with either Silverlight 4 or Silverlight 5.]

Asynchronously authenticates and logs in to the server with the specified parameters.

Namespace: System.ServiceModel.DomainServices.Client.ApplicationServices
Assembly: System.ServiceModel.DomainServices.Client (in System.ServiceModel.DomainServices.Client.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Function Login ( _
    parameters As LoginParameters _
) As LoginOperation
'Usage
Dim instance As AuthenticationService
Dim parameters As LoginParameters
Dim returnValue As LoginOperation

returnValue = instance.Login(parameters)
public LoginOperation Login(
    LoginParameters parameters
)
public:
LoginOperation^ Login(
    LoginParameters^ parameters
)
member Login : 
        parameters:LoginParameters -> LoginOperation 
public function Login(
    parameters : LoginParameters
) : LoginOperation

Parameters

Return Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.DomainServices.Client.ApplicationServices.LoginOperation
The result of the operation.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
InvalidOperationException

This method is called while another asynchronous operation is still being processed.

Remarks

This method starts an operation with no complete action or user state. If this method returns normally, a LoggedIn event may be raised. Also, successful completion of this operation will update the User.

Examples

The following example shows a call to the Login method with login parameters and a callback method.

Protected Overrides Sub OnNavigatedTo(ByVal e As System.Windows.Navigation.NavigationEventArgs)
    SetControlVisibility(WebContext.Current.User.IsAuthenticated)
End Sub

Private Sub LoginButton_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)
    Dim lp As LoginParameters = New LoginParameters(UserName.Text, Password.Password)
    WebContext.Current.Authentication.Login(lp, AddressOf Me.LoginOperation_Completed, Nothing)
    LoginButton.IsEnabled = False
    LoginResult.Text = ""
End Sub

Private Sub LoginOperation_Completed(ByVal lo As LoginOperation)
    If (lo.HasError) Then
        LoginResult.Text = lo.Error.Message
        LoginResult.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Visible
        lo.MarkErrorAsHandled()
    ElseIf (lo.LoginSuccess = False) Then
        LoginResult.Text = "Login failed. Please check user name and password."
        LoginResult.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Visible
    ElseIf (lo.LoginSuccess = True) Then
        SetControlVisibility(True)
    End If
    LoginButton.IsEnabled = True
End Sub

Private Sub SetControlVisibility(ByVal isAuthenticated As Boolean)
    If (isAuthenticated) Then
        LoginBorder.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Collapsed
        WelcomeText.Text = "Welcome " + WebContext.Current.User.Name
        WelcomeText.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Visible
        LogoutButton.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Visible
    Else
        LoginBorder.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Visible
        WelcomeText.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Collapsed
        LogoutButton.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Collapsed
    End If
End Sub

Private Sub LogoutButton_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)
    WebContext.Current.Authentication.Logout(AddressOf Me.LogoutOperation_Completed, Nothing)
End Sub

Private Sub LogoutOperation_Completed(ByVal lo As LogoutOperation)
    If (Not (lo.HasError)) Then
        SetControlVisibility(False)
    Else
        Dim ew As ErrorWindow = New ErrorWindow("Logout failed.", "Please try logging out again.")
        ew.Show()
        lo.MarkErrorAsHandled()
    End If
End Sub
protected override void OnNavigatedTo(NavigationEventArgs e)
{
    SetControlVisibility(WebContext.Current.User.IsAuthenticated);
}

private void LoginButton_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
{
    LoginParameters lp = new LoginParameters(UserName.Text, Password.Password);
    WebContext.Current.Authentication.Login(lp, this.LoginOperation_Completed, null);
    LoginButton.IsEnabled = false;
    LoginResult.Text = "";
}

private void LoginOperation_Completed(LoginOperation lo)
{
    if (lo.HasError)
    {
        LoginResult.Text = lo.Error.Message;
        LoginResult.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Visible;
        lo.MarkErrorAsHandled();
    }
    else if (lo.LoginSuccess == false)
    {
        LoginResult.Text = "Login failed. Please check user name and password.";
        LoginResult.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Visible;
    }
    else if (lo.LoginSuccess == true)
    {
        SetControlVisibility(true);
    }
    LoginButton.IsEnabled = true;
}

private void SetControlVisibility(bool isAuthenticated)
{
    if (isAuthenticated)
    {
        LoginBorder.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Collapsed;
        WelcomeText.Text = "Welcome " + WebContext.Current.User.Name;
        WelcomeText.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Visible;
        LogoutButton.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Visible;
    }
    else
    {
        LoginBorder.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Visible;
        WelcomeText.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Collapsed;
        LogoutButton.Visibility = System.Windows.Visibility.Collapsed;
    }
}

private void LogoutButton_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
{
    WebContext.Current.Authentication.Logout(this.LogoutOperation_Completed, null);
}

private void LogoutOperation_Completed(LogoutOperation lo)
{

    if (!lo.HasError)
    {
        SetControlVisibility(false);
    }
    else
    {
        ErrorWindow ew = new ErrorWindow("Logout failed.", "Please try logging out again.");
        ew.Show();
        lo.MarkErrorAsHandled();
    }
}

See Also

Reference

AuthenticationService Class

Login Overload

System.ServiceModel.DomainServices.Client.ApplicationServices Namespace