This section describes the various authentication methods which are supported by the openstack.net SDK.
The services provided by the openstack.net SDK require authentication with a cloud services provider.
The API for defining authentication providers within the SDK is built on the following. Individual providers may extend this API to customize the authentication process.
CloudIdentity: This class represents credentials which may be used to authenticate with a cloud services provider. The class may be extended to include additional information required by specific service providers; however, not all implementations of IIdentityProvider are required to support any such extensions.