UserCredentialCollection.GetKeyForItem Method

[Starting with the .NET Framework 4.5, Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) has been fully integrated into the .NET Framework. The version of WIF addressed by this topic, WIF 3.5, is deprecated and should only be used when developing against the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the .NET Framework 4. For more information about WIF in the .NET Framework 4.5, also known as WIF 4.5, see the Windows Identity Foundation documentation in the .NET Framework 4.5 Development Guide.]

Returns the key from the value which is the credential type.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSIdentity
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim item As IUserCredential
Dim returnValue As UserCredentialType

returnValue = Me.GetKeyForItem(item)


Protected Overrides Function GetKeyForItem ( _
    item As IUserCredential _
) As UserCredentialType
protected override UserCredentialType GetKeyForItem (
    IUserCredential item
virtual UserCredentialType GetKeyForItem (
    IUserCredential^ item
) override
protected UserCredentialType GetKeyForItem (
    IUserCredential item
protected override function GetKeyForItem (
    item : IUserCredential
) : UserCredentialType


  • item
    The user credential item to get key from.

Return Value

The user credential type.

Thread Safety

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


Target Platforms

Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)

See Also


UserCredentialCollection Class
UserCredentialCollection Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSIdentity Namespace

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