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Authorization Class

Contains an authentication message for an Internet server.


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

type Authorization =  class end

The Authorization type exposes the following members.

Public methodAuthorization(String)Creates a new instance of the Authorization class with the specified authorization message.
Public methodAuthorization(String, Boolean)Creates a new instance of the Authorization class with the specified authorization message and completion status.
Public methodAuthorization(String, Boolean, String)Creates a new instance of the Authorization class with the specified authorization message, completion status, and connection group identifier.

Public propertyCompleteGets the completion status of the authorization.
Public propertyConnectionGroupIdGets a unique identifier for user-specific connections.
Public propertyMessageGets the message returned to the server in response to an authentication challenge.
Public propertyMutuallyAuthenticatedGets or sets a Boolean value that indicates whether mutual authentication occurred.
Public propertyProtectionRealmGets or sets the prefix for Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs) that can be authenticated with the Message property.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

The AuthenticationManager returns an instance of the Authorization class that contains an authentication message. This message is sent to the Internet server to indicate that the client (such as WebRequest or one of its descendants) is authorized to access the server.

The Authorization instance is created by the authentication module that the AuthenticationManager designates to handle the request.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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.