AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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AWS credentials for API authentication.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace: Amazon.SecurityToken.Model
Assembly: AWSSDK.SecurityToken.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public class Credentials : AWSCredentials

The Credentials type exposes the following members


Public Method Credentials()

Empty constructor used to set properties independently even when a simple constructor is available

Public Method Credentials(string, string, string, DateTime)

Instantiates Credentials with the parameterized properties


Public Property AccessKeyId System.String

Gets and sets the property AccessKeyId.

The access key ID that identifies the temporary security credentials.

Public Property Expiration System.DateTime

Gets and sets the property Expiration.

The date on which the current credentials expire.

Public Property SecretAccessKey System.String

Gets and sets the property SecretAccessKey.

The secret access key that can be used to sign requests.

Public Property SessionToken System.String

Gets and sets the property SessionToken.

The token that users must pass to the service API to use the temporary credentials.



Asynchronous operations (methods ending with Async) in the table below are for .NET 4.5 or higher. For .NET 3.5 the SDK follows the standard naming convention of BeginMethodName and EndMethodName to indicate asynchronous operations - these method pairs are not shown in the table below.

Public Method GetCredentials()

Returns a copy of ImmutableCredentials corresponding to these credentials

Public Method GetCredentialsAsync() Inherited from Amazon.Runtime.AWSCredentials.

Version Information

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 1.3

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

Supported Versions: 4.6 and above
Supported Platforms: Android, iOS, Standalone