SystemCredentialKey

SystemCredentialKey

is an option of AuthenticationDialog that specifies the name for secure storage of the requested credentials.

Details

  • The option setting SystemCredentialKey"name" allows data to be remembered securely in the current keyring given by $SystemCredentialStore.
  • With the option provided, AuthenticationDialog is displayed with an additional checkbox.
  • Dismissing the dialog with the box checked will store AuthenticationDialog data in the SystemCredential store under the key "name".
  • Dismissing the dialog with the box unchecked will remove the data stored under the key "name".

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Use SystemCredentialKey"name" to securely store the dialog fields between sessions:

The data is remembered in secure storage under the given name:

Generalizations & Extensions  (1)

The "UsernamePassword" AuthenticationDialog has an additional feature if used with the SystemCredentialKey option. The fields are stored for each username previously provided:

A new instance of the dialog is automatically filled with the last-used credentials. The password field is automatically filled after selecting an entry from the drop-down menu:

The entries for all usernames are stored in secure storage, with names derived from the base name:

Wolfram Research (2020), SystemCredentialKey, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SystemCredentialKey.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (2020), SystemCredentialKey, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SystemCredentialKey.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_systemcredentialkey, author="Wolfram Research", title="{SystemCredentialKey}", year="2020", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SystemCredentialKey.html}", note=[Accessed: 22-September-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_systemcredentialkey, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={SystemCredentialKey}, year={2020}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SystemCredentialKey.html}, note=[Accessed: 22-September-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2020. "SystemCredentialKey." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SystemCredentialKey.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2020). SystemCredentialKey. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/SystemCredentialKey.html