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SystemWebSectionGroup.Authentication Property

Gets the authentication section.

Namespace:  System.Web.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("authentication")]
public AuthenticationSection Authentication { get; }

The AuthenticationSection object refers to the authentication section of the configuration file.

The following code example shows how to obtain the AuthenticationSection object from the configuration file of an existing Web application.

// Get the authentication section.
AuthenticationSection authentication =
    systemWeb.Authentication;
// Read section information.
info =
    authentication.SectionInformation;
name = info.SectionName;
type = info.Type;
declared = info.IsDeclared.ToString();
msg = String.Format(
  "Name:     {0}\nDeclared: {1}\nType:     {2}\n",
  name, declared, type);

.NET Framework

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

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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