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AuthenticationOption Enumeration

Specifies the remote procedure call (RPC) authentication mechanism. Applicable only when the ActivationOption is set to Server.

Namespace:  System.EnterpriseServices
Assembly:  System.EnterpriseServices (in System.EnterpriseServices.dll)

[SerializableAttribute]
public enum AuthenticationOption

Member nameDescription
CallAuthenticates credentials at the beginning of every call.
ConnectAuthenticates credentials only when the connection is made.
DefaultUses the default authentication level for the specified authentication service. In COM+, this setting is provided by the DefaultAuthenticationLevel property in the LocalComputer collection.
IntegrityAuthenticates credentials and verifies that no call data has been modified in transit.
NoneAuthentication does not occur.
PacketAuthenticates credentials and verifies that all call data is received.
PrivacyAuthenticates credentials and encrypts the packet, including the data and the sender's identity and signature.

The following code example demonstrates the use of this enumeration in conjunction with the ApplicationAccessControlAttribute attribute.

// Set component access controls.
[assembly: ApplicationAccessControl(Authentication=AuthenticationOption.Privacy,
                                    ImpersonationLevel=ImpersonationLevelOption.Identify,
                                    AccessChecksLevel=AccessChecksLevelOption.ApplicationComponent)]

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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