Winlogon and Credential Providers
Winlogon is the Windows module that performs interactive logon for a logon session. Winlogon behavior can be customized by implementing and registering a Credential Provider.
For information about implementing a Credential Provider, see the following topics.
|Credential Provider driven Windows Logon Experience
||Overview of Winlogon and Credential Provider architecture and a sample Credential Provider.
||Credential Provider interface reference.
|Credential Providers in Windows 10
||Third-party credential providers and system credential providers in Windows 10.
For a sample Credential Provider implementation, see the sample located in the Windows SDK installation directory under \Samples\Security\CredentialProvider.
Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP: Credential Providers are not supported. For information about customizing Winlogon, see Winlogon and GINA.