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P4API.net connection.Credentials is always null

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#1 Lubos Suk

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Posted 01 November 2019 - 11:57 AM

Using P4Api .Net in C# and trying to retrieve Credentials from Connection object, but Credentials property on Connection object is always null.

In code below you can see simple example of what am i using. Create server, repository, get connection and connect user.

After this methods Login returns Credential object to credential variable which is ok.

But i expects that then property Credential on object connection will be same, but its always null.

Server server = new Server(new ServerAddress(P4Consts.ServerAddress));
var Repository = new Repository(server);
Connection connection = Repository.Connection;
// use the connection variables for this connection
connection.UserName = userName;
// connect to the server
if (connection.Status == ConnectionStatus.Disconnected)
{
// set the program name and version
Options options = new Options();
options["ProgramName"] = "testApp";
options["ProgramVersion"] = "2018.0.1";
bool succes = connection.Connect(options);
//Setting Command Time Out. If a command times out, P4API.NET will throw a P4CommandTimeOutException
connection.CommandTimeout = TimeSpan.FromSeconds(60);
}
// login to the server to get credential		   
//credential = connection.Login(password);

var credential = connection.Login(password);
var cred = connection.Credential;




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#2 p4bill

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Posted 18 November 2019 - 04:53 PM

Currently, Credential can be set, but is not set on the Connection object on login. You could set it on login with
connection.Credential = connection.Login(password);
It seems reasonable to expect that the connection.Credential would be automatically set on Login. I'll log an issue here to request that to be implemented.





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