AuthenticationOption Enumeration

 

Specifies the remote procedure call (RPC) authentication mechanism. Applicable only when the ActivationOption is set to Server.

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

[SerializableAttribute]
public enum AuthenticationOption

Member nameDescription
Call

Authenticates credentials at the beginning of every call.

Connect

Authenticates credentials only when the connection is made.

Default

Uses the default authentication level for the specified authentication service. In COM+, this setting is provided by the DefaultAuthenticationLevel property in the LocalComputer collection.

Integrity

Authenticates credentials and verifies that no call data has been modified in transit.

None

Authentication does not occur.

Packet

Authenticates credentials and verifies that all call data is received.

Privacy

Authenticates credentials and encrypts the packet, including the data and the sender's identity and signature.

The following code example demonstrates the use of this enumeration in conjunction with the ApplicationAccessControlAttribute attribute.

// Set component access controls.
[assembly: ApplicationAccessControl(Authentication=AuthenticationOption.Privacy,
                                    ImpersonationLevel=ImpersonationLevelOption.Identify,
                                    AccessChecksLevel=AccessChecksLevelOption.ApplicationComponent)]

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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