HttpListener.Realm Property

Gets or sets the realm, or resource partition, associated with this HttpListener object.

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

public string Realm { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A String value that contains the name of the realm associated with the HttpListener object.

ExceptionCondition
ObjectDisposedException

This object has been closed.

Servers use realms to partition protected resources; each partition can have its own authentication scheme and/or authorization database. Realms are used only for basic and digest authentication. After a client successfully authenticates, the authentication is valid for all resources in a given realm. For a detailed description of realms, see RFC 2617 at http://www.ietf.org.

An instance of HttpListener has only one associated realm.

The following code example demonstrates setting the Realm property.

public static void ConfigureListener1(HttpListener listener)
{
    // Specify an authentication realm.
    listener.Realm = "ExampleRealm";
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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