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AuthenticationManager.Unregister Method (IAuthenticationModule)

Removes the specified authentication module from the list of registered modules.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Sub Unregister ( _
	authenticationModule As IAuthenticationModule _
)

Parameters

authenticationModule
Type: System.Net.IAuthenticationModule

The IAuthenticationModule to remove from the list of registered modules.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

authenticationModule is Nothing.

InvalidOperationException

The specified IAuthenticationModule is not registered.

The Unregister method removes the specified authentication module from the list of authentication modules called by the Authenticate method. The module must have been added to the list using the Register method before it can be removed from the list.

The following example uses the Unregister method to remove the specified authentication module from the list of registered modules. For a complete example, refer to the AuthenticationManager class.

   ' This is the program entry point. It allows the user to enter  
   ' her credentials and the Internet resource (Web page) to access. 
   ' It also unregisters the standard and registers the customized basic  
   ' authentication. 
  Private Overloads Shared Sub Main(ByVal args() As String)

    If args.Length < 4 Then
      showusage()
    Else 

      ' Read the user's credentials.
      uri = args(1)
      username = args(2)
      password = args(3)

      If args.Length = 4 Then
        domain = String.Empty
        ' If the domain exists, store it. Usually the domain name 
        ' is by default the name of the server hosting the Internet 
        ' resource. 
      Else
        domain = args(5)
      End If 
      ' Unregister the standard Basic authentication module.
      AuthenticationManager.Unregister("Basic")

      ' Instantiate the custom Basic authentication module. 
      Dim customBasicModule As New CustomBasic()

      ' Register the custom Basic authentication module.
      AuthenticationManager.Register(customBasicModule)

      ' Display registered Authorization modules.
      displayRegisteredModules()

      ' Read the specified page and display it on the console.
      getPage(uri)
    End If 
    Return 
  End Sub 'Main
End Class 'ClientAuthentication 

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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