This component will set credentials for all delegated http requests. This component was added in version 5.1.

Component properties
Category AS Security
Version 1.0
Complies with Xhtml 1.0 / 1.1 rules Yes
Supported server programming languages C# Visual Basic.NET
Output content type Unspecified or not applicable

When to use

This component is typically used in a scenario where you want to delegate a request operation using another user's credentials.

NOTE: There are important security issues with this component. See the Remarks for more details.

Programming interface


User name
The user name of the credentials to delegate.
The password to use.
use with care; the password is stored in plain-text format and can be read by anyone that has READ access to document source!


There are security issues with this component, since the password is stored in clear text format. Only use this component on documents where only highly trusted users has READ access to the source. Additionally, the credentials used here should be the ones of a user with very low privileges in the system.

NEVER use an account with administrative privileges!