OAuth1 C# Reference Documentation

OAuth1

Current Version: 9.5.0.73

OAuth 1.0a signature generator.

Object Creation

Chilkat.OAuth1 obj = new Chilkat.OAuth1();

Properties

AuthorizationHeader
public string AuthorizationHeader {get; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The authorization header. This is what would be included in the Authorization HTTP request header if it is going to be used as the means for providing the OAuth1 authorization information.

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BaseString
public string BaseString {get; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

This is the exact string that was signed. For example, if the signature method is HMAC-SHA1, the BaseString is the exact string that passed to the HMAC-SHA1. An application does not set the BaseString property. The BaseString is exposed as a property to allow for debugging and to see the exact string that is signed.

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ConsumerKey
public string ConsumerKey {get; set; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The consumer key.

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ConsumerSecret
public string ConsumerSecret {get; set; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The consumer secret.

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DebugLogFilePath
public string DebugLogFilePath {get; set; }

If set to a file path, causes each Chilkat method or property call to automatically append it's LastErrorText to the specified log file. The information is appended such that if a hang or crash occurs, it is possible to see the context in which the problem occurred, as well as a history of all Chilkat calls up to the point of the problem. The VerboseLogging property can be set to provide more detailed information.

This property is typically used for debugging the rare cases where a Chilkat method call hangs or generates an exception that halts program execution (i.e. crashes). A hang or crash should generally never happen. The typical causes of a hang are:

  1. a timeout related property was set to 0 to explicitly indicate that an infinite timeout is desired,
  2. the hang is actually a hang within an event callback (i.e. it is a hang within the application code), or
  3. there is an internal problem (bug) in the Chilkat code that causes the hang.

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EncodedSignature
public string EncodedSignature {get; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The URL encoded representation of the Signature property

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GeneratedUrl
public string GeneratedUrl {get; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The URL that includes the OAuth1 query params.

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HmacKey
public string HmacKey {get; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The exact HMAC key used to sign the BaseString. An application does not directly set the HmacKey. The HmacKey property is read-only and is provided for debugging to see the exact HMAC key used to sign the BaseString. The HMAC key is composed from the consumer secret (if it exists) and the token secret (if it exists).

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LastErrorHtml
public string LastErrorHtml {get; }

Provides information in HTML format about the last method/property called. If a method call returns a value indicating failure, or behaves unexpectedly, examine this property to get more information.

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LastErrorText
public string LastErrorText {get; }

Provides information in plain-text format about the last method/property called. If a method call returns a value indicating failure, or behaves unexpectedly, examine this property to get more information.

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LastErrorXml
public string LastErrorXml {get; }

Provides information in XML format about the last method/property called. If a method call returns a value indicating failure, or behaves unexpectedly, examine this property to get more information.

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LastMethodSuccess
public bool LastMethodSuccess {get; set; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.52

Indicate whether the last method call succeeded or failed. A value of true indicates success, a value of false indicates failure. This property is automatically set for method calls. It is not modified by property accesses. The property is automatically set to indicate success for the following types of method calls:

  • Any method that returns a string.
  • Any method returning a Chilkat object, binary bytes, or a date/time.
  • Any method returning a standard boolean status value where success = true and failure = false.
  • Any method returning an integer where failure is defined by a return value less than zero.

Note: Methods that do not fit the above requirements will always set this property equal to true. For example, a method that returns no value (such as a "void" in C++) will technically always succeed.

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Nonce
public string Nonce {get; set; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The nonce.

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OauthMethod
public string OauthMethod {get; set; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The HTTP method, such as "GET", "POST", "PUT", "DELETE", or "HEAD". Defaults to "GET".

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OauthUrl
public string OauthUrl {get; set; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The OAuth URL, such as "http://echo.lab.madgex.com/echo.ashx". See http://bettiolo.github.io/oauth-reference-page/ to compare Chilkat results with another tool's results.

Note: The OAuthUrl should not include query parameters. For example, do not set the OAuthUrl equal to

https://rest.sandbox.netsuite.com/app/site/hosting/restlet.nl?script=165&deploy=1
Instead, set OAuthUrl equal to
https://rest.sandbox.netsuite.com/app/site/hosting/restlet.nl
and then subsequently call AddParam for each query parameter.

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OauthVersion
public string OauthVersion {get; set; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The oauth_version. Defaults to "1.0". May be set to the empty string to exclude.

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QueryString
public string QueryString {get; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

Contains the normalized set of request parameters that are signed. This is a read-only property made available for debugging purposes.

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Realm
public string Realm {get; set; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.70

The realm (optional).

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Signature
public string Signature {get; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The generated base64 signature.

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SignatureMethod
public string SignatureMethod {get; set; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The signature method. Defaults to "HMAC-SHA1". Other possible choices are "HMAC1-SHA256", "RSA-SHA1", and "RSA-SHA2".

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Timestamp
public string Timestamp {get; set; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The timestamp, such as "1441632569".

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Token
public string Token {get; set; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The token.

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TokenSecret
public string TokenSecret {get; set; }
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The token secret

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VerboseLogging
public bool VerboseLogging {get; set; }

If set to true, then the contents of LastErrorText (or LastErrorXml, or LastErrorHtml) may contain more verbose information. The default value is false. Verbose logging should only be used for debugging. The potentially large quantity of logged information may adversely affect peformance.

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Version
public string Version {get; }

Version of the component/library, such as "9.5.0.63"

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Methods

AddParam
public bool AddParam(string name, string value);
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

Adds an extra name/value parameter to the OAuth1 signature.

Returns true for success, false for failure.

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Generate
public bool Generate();
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

Generate the signature based on the property settings. Input properties are OauthVersion, OauthMethod, Url, ConsumerKey, ConsumerSecret, Token, TokenSecret, Nonce, and Timestamp. Properties set by this method include: BaseString, Signature, HmacKey, EncodedSignature, QueryString, GeneratedUrl, andAuthorizationHeader.

Returns true for success, false for failure.

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GenNonce
public bool GenNonce(int numBytes);
Introduced in version 9.5.0.55

Generates a random nonce numBytes in length and sets the Nonce property to the hex encoded value.

Returns true for success, false for failure.

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GenTimestamp
public bool GenTimestamp();
Introduced in version 9.5.0.55

Sets the Timestamp property to the current date/time.

Returns true for success, false for failure.

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RemoveParam
public bool RemoveParam(string name);
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

Removes a name/value parameter from the OAuth1 signature.

Returns true for success, false for failure.

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SaveLastError
public bool SaveLastError(string path);

Saves the last-error information (the contents of LastErrorXml) to an XML formatted file.

Returns true for success, false for failure.

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SetRsaKey
public bool SetRsaKey(PrivateKey privKey);
Introduced in version 9.5.0.64

Sets the RSA key to be used when the SignatureMethod is set to "RSA-SHA1" or "RSA-SHA2".

Returns true for success, false for failure.

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