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AuthenticationMethods Class

.NET Framework 4.5

Defines constants for supported well-known authentication methods. Defines constants for SAML authentication methods.

System.Object
  System.IdentityModel.Tokens.AuthenticationMethods

Namespace:  System.IdentityModel.Tokens
Assembly:  System.IdentityModel (in System.IdentityModel.dll)
public static class AuthenticationMethods

The AuthenticationMethods type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public fieldStatic memberHardwareTokenAuthentication by using a hardware token, http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/authenticationmethod/hardwaretoken.
Public fieldStatic memberKerberosAuthentication by using the Kerberos protocol, http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/authenticationmethod/kerberos.
Public fieldStatic memberNamespaceThe namespace for the well-known authentication methods, http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/authenticationmethod/.
Public fieldStatic memberPasswordAuthentication by using a password, http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/authenticationmethod/password.
Public fieldStatic memberPgpAuthentication by using a key authenticated by a PGP web of trust, http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/authenticationmethod/pgp.
Public fieldStatic memberSecureRemotePasswordAuthentication by using the Secure Remote Password protocol, http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/authenticationmethod/secureremotepassword.
Public fieldStatic memberSignatureAuthentication by using an XML digital signature, http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/authenticationmethod/signature.
Public fieldStatic memberSmartcardAuthentication by using a smartcard, http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/authenticationmethod/smartcard.
Public fieldStatic memberSmartcardPkiAuthentication by using a smartcard PKI, http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/authenticationmethod/smartcardpki.
Public fieldStatic memberSpkiAuthentication on a key authenticated using an SPKI PKI, http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/authenticationmethod/spki.
Public fieldStatic memberTlsClientAuthentication by using either the SSL or TLS protocol with certificate-based client authentication, http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/authenticationmethod/tlsclient.
Public fieldStatic memberUnspecifiedAuthentication by using an unspecified method, http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/authenticationmethod/unspecified.
Public fieldStatic memberWindowsWindows authentication, http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/authenticationmethod/windows.
Public fieldStatic memberX509Authentication on a key authenticated using an X.509 PKI, http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/authenticationmethod/x509.
Public fieldStatic memberXkmsAuthentication on a key authenticated using an XKMS trust service, http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/authenticationmethod/xkms.
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These constants define URIs for well-known authentication methods. These authentication methods map to well-known SAML authentication methods.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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