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AuthenticationMode Enumeration

Specifies the authentication mode to use in a Web application.

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

public enum AuthenticationMode

Member nameDescription
NoneSpecifies no authentication.
WindowsSpecifies Windows as the authentication mode. This mode applies when using the Internet Information Services (IIS) authentication methods Basic, Digest, Integrated Windows (NTLM/Kerberos), or certificates.
PassportSpecifies Microsoft Passport as the authentication mode.
FormsSpecifies ASP.NET Forms-based authentication as the authentication mode.

Use the Mode property to programmatically configure the type of authentication used by a Web application,

The following code example shows how to access the Mode property.

// Get the current Mode property.
AuthenticationMode currentMode = 
    authenticationSection.Mode;

// Set the Mode property to Windows.
authenticationSection.Mode = 
    AuthenticationMode.Windows;

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, 1.1, 1.0
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