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WebDocumentViewerConfigurationBuilder.EnablePassingExportOptionsPasswordsToClient() Method

Enables passing PDF/Excel passwords specified in the Report Designer to the Web Document Viewer.

Namespace: DevExpress.AspNetCore.Reporting

Assembly: DevExpress.AspNetCore.Reporting.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.AspNetCore.Reporting


public WebDocumentViewerConfigurationBuilder EnablePassingExportOptionsPasswordsToClient()


Type Description

A WebDocumentViewerConfigurationBuilder that can be used to further configure the Web Document Viewer services.


For security reasons, PDF/Excel passwords specified in the Report Designer are not exposed in the Web Document Viewer. During the export process, the Document Viewer uses passwords specified in its Export Options tab.

If you fully trust your users and environments, you can enable passing these passwords to the Web Document Viewer. To do this, call the EnablePassingExportOptionsPasswordsToClient method at the application startup.

using DevExpress.AspNetCore;
using DevExpress.AspNetCore.Reporting;

public class Startup {
    public void ConfigureServices(IServiceCollection services) {

        services.ConfigureReportingServices(configurator => {
            configurator.ConfigureWebDocumentViewer(viewerConfigurator => {

Review the following help topic section for more information: Protect Sensitive Information.

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