IConnectableCredentialProviderCredential interface (credentialprovider.h)

Exposes methods for connecting and disconnecting IConnectableCredentialProviderCredential objects.


The IConnectableCredentialProviderCredential interface inherits from ICredentialProviderCredential. IConnectableCredentialProviderCredential also has these types of members:


The IConnectableCredentialProviderCredential interface has these methods.


Connects an IConnectableCredentialProviderCredential object. This method is called after the user clicks the Submit button within the Pre-Logon-Access Provider screen and before ICredentialProviderCredential::GetSerialization is called.

Disconnects an IConnectableCredentialProviderCredential object.


This interface is required for any credential provider that wants to connect to the network.

This interface also provides the methods of the ICredentialProviderCredential interface, from which it inherits.

All tasks that might take an extended period of time, such as connecting to a network, should be handled with the Connect method.


Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header credentialprovider.h