This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

AuthenticationMode Enumeration

Windows SharePoint Services 3
Specifies a user authentication mode.

Web Service: AuthenticationWeb Reference: http://<Site>/_vti_bin/Authentication.asmx

[GeneratedCodeAttribute("wsdl", "2.0.50727.42")] 
public enum AuthenticationMode

 Member nameDescription
FormsThe Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 forms-based authentication mode. 
NoneAn unspecified authentication mode. 
PassportThe Microsoft Windows Live ID authentication mode (formerly known as "Passport" authentication). 
WindowsThe Windows authentication mode. 

Authentication.AuthenticationMode is identical to System.Web.Configuration.AuthenticationMode.

See Authorization and Authentication for an overview of authentication modes.