ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET Samples

Authenticate with OAuth

OAuth login for ArcGIS Online


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using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Portal;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Security;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.UI.Controls;
using Foundation;
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
using UIKit;
using Xamarin.Auth;

namespace ArcGISRuntimeXamarin.Samples.OAuth
           "Authenticate with OAuth",
           "This sample demonstrates how to authenticate with ArcGIS Online (or your own portal) using OAuth2 to access a secure web map (or the secured layers it contains). Accessing secured items requires a login on the portal (an ArcGIS Online account, for example).",
           "1. When you run the sample, the app will load a web map that contains premium content.\n2. You will be challenged for an ArcGIS Online login to view that layer (world traffic).\n3. Enter your ArcGIS Online user name and password.\n4. If you authenticate successfully, the traffic layer will display, otherwise the map will contain only the public basemap layer.\n5. You can alter the code to supply OAuth configuration settings specific to your app.",
           "Authentication, Security, OAuth")]
    public class OAuth : UIViewController, IOAuthAuthorizeHandler
        // Create a MapView to display in the app.
        private MapView _myMapView = new MapView();

        // Use a TaskCompletionSource to track the completion of the authorization.
        private TaskCompletionSource<IDictionary<string, string>> _taskCompletionSource;

        // Constants for OAuth-related values.
        // - The URL of the portal to authenticate with
        private const string ServerUrl = "";
        // - The Client ID for an app registered with the server (the ID below is for a public app created by the ArcGIS Runtime team).
        private const string AppClientId = @"lgAdHkYZYlwwfAhC";
        // - An optional client secret for the app (only needed for the OAuthAuthorizationCode authorization type).
        private const string ClientSecret = "";
        // - A URL for redirecting after a successful authorization (this must be a URL configured with the app).
        private const string OAuthRedirectUrl = @"my-ags-app://auth";
        // NOTE: to use a custom URL scheme like the one above, you need to add it to CFBundleURLSchemes in info.plist.
        // For example -
        //  <key>CFBundleURLSchemes</key>
        //  <array>
        //  	<string>my-ags-app</string>
        //  </array>
        // - The ID for a web map item hosted on the server (the ID below is for a traffic map of Paris).
        private const string WebMapId = "e5039444ef3c48b8a8fdc9227f9be7c1";

        public OAuth()
            Title = "OAuth authorization";

        public override void ViewDidLoad()

            // Create the layout.

            // Initialize the app.

        public override void ViewDidLayoutSubviews()

            // Define an offset from the top of the page (to account for the iOS status bar).
            int yPageOffset = 60;

            // Define the visual frame for the MapView.
            _myMapView.Frame = new CoreGraphics.CGRect(0, yPageOffset, View.Bounds.Width, View.Bounds.Height - yPageOffset);

        private async void Initialize()
            // Set up the AuthenticationManager to use OAuth for secure ArcGIS Online requests.

            // Connect to the portal (ArcGIS Online, for example).
            ArcGISPortal arcgisPortal = await ArcGISPortal.CreateAsync(new Uri(ServerUrl));

            // Get a web map portal item using its ID.
            // If the item contains layers not shared publicly, the user will be challenged for credentials at this point.
            PortalItem portalItem = await PortalItem.CreateAsync(arcgisPortal, WebMapId);

            // Create a new map with the portal item and display it in the map view
            // (If authentication failed, only the public layers will be displayed)
            Map myMap = new Map(portalItem);
            _myMapView.Map = myMap;

        private void SetOAuthInfo()
            // Register the server information with the AuthenticationManager.
            var serverInfo = new ServerInfo
                ServerUri = new Uri(ServerUrl),
                TokenAuthenticationType = TokenAuthenticationType.OAuthImplicit,
                OAuthClientInfo = new OAuthClientInfo
                    ClientId = AppClientId,
                    RedirectUri = new Uri(OAuthRedirectUrl)

            // If a client secret has been configured, set the authentication type to OAuthAuthorizationCode.
            if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(ClientSecret))
                // Use OAuthAuthorizationCode if you need a refresh token (and have specified a valid client secret).
                serverInfo.TokenAuthenticationType = TokenAuthenticationType.OAuthAuthorizationCode;
                serverInfo.OAuthClientInfo.ClientSecret = ClientSecret;

            // Register this server with AuthenticationManager.

            // Use a function in this class to challenge for credentials.
            AuthenticationManager.Current.ChallengeHandler = new ChallengeHandler(CreateCredentialAsync);

            // Set the OAuthAuthorizeHandler component (this class).
            AuthenticationManager.Current.OAuthAuthorizeHandler = this;

        private void CreateLayout()
            // Create a new MapView control and add it to the main view.
            _myMapView = new MapView();

        #region OAuth helpers
        // ChallengeHandler function that will be called whenever access to a secured resource is attempted.
        public async Task<Credential> CreateCredentialAsync(CredentialRequestInfo info)
            Credential credential = null;

                // IOAuthAuthorizeHandler will challenge the user for OAuth credentials.
                credential = await AuthenticationManager.Current.GenerateCredentialAsync(info.ServiceUri);
            catch (TaskCanceledException) { return credential; }
            catch (Exception)
                // Exception will be reported in calling function.

            return credential;

        // IOAuthAuthorizeHandler.AuthorizeAsync implementation.
        public Task<IDictionary<string, string>> AuthorizeAsync(Uri serviceUri, Uri authorizeUri, Uri callbackUri)
            // If the TaskCompletionSource is not null, authorization is in progress.
            if (_taskCompletionSource != null)
                // Allow only one authorization process at a time.
                throw new Exception();

            // Create a task completion source.
            _taskCompletionSource = new TaskCompletionSource<IDictionary<string, string>>();

            // Create a new Xamarin.Auth.OAuth2Authenticator using the information passed in.
            Xamarin.Auth.OAuth2Authenticator auth = new OAuth2Authenticator(
                clientId: AppClientId,
                scope: "",
                authorizeUrl: authorizeUri,
                redirectUrl: new Uri(OAuthRedirectUrl))

                // Allow the user to cancel the OAuth attempt.
                AllowCancel = true

            // Define a handler for the OAuth2Authenticator.Completed event.
            auth.Completed += (sender, authArgs) =>
                    // Dismiss the OAuth UI when complete.
                    this.DismissViewController(true, null);

                    // Throw an exception if the user could not be authenticated.
                    if (!authArgs.IsAuthenticated)
                        throw new Exception("Unable to authenticate user.");

                    // If authorization was successful, get the user's account.
                    Xamarin.Auth.Account authenticatedAccount = authArgs.Account;

                    // Set the result (Credential) for the TaskCompletionSource.
                catch (Exception ex)
                    // If authentication failed, set the exception on the TaskCompletionSource.

            // If an error was encountered when authenticating, set the exception on the TaskCompletionSource.
            auth.Error += (sndr, errArgs) =>
                if (errArgs.Exception != null)
                    _taskCompletionSource.TrySetException(new Exception(errArgs.Message));

            // Present the OAuth UI (on the app's UI thread) so the user can enter user name and password.
            InvokeOnMainThread(() =>
                this.PresentViewController(auth.GetUI(), true, null);

            // Return completion source task so the caller can await completion.
            return _taskCompletionSource.Task;

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