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Creating Custom Windows Credential Providers in .NET

If you’ve ever had an experience with Credential Providers in the past, you may think the title of this post is insane — it’s not. I recently came across an interesting Github project that showed it was theoretically possible. I wanted to see if I could replicate the results myself without digging too deeply into how they did it. As it happens, I could. I created a sample project that outlines how you can do it on Github: CredProvider.NET Historically, Credential Providers have been complex components to write because they’re COM-based, and because they have weird restrictions you have to…