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SessionAuthentication Enumeration

Defines values for the type of authentication used during a Remote Procedure Call (RPC) login to a server. This login occurs when you create a EventLogSession object that specifies a connection to a remote computer.

Namespace:  System.Diagnostics.Eventing.Reader
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

public enum SessionAuthentication

Member nameDescription
DefaultUse the default authentication method during RPC login. The default authentication is equivalent to Negotiate.
NegotiateUse the Negotiate authentication method during RPC login. This allows the client application to select the most appropriate authentication method (NTLM or Kerberos) for the situation.
KerberosUse Kerberos authentication during RPC login.
NtlmUse Windows NT LAN Manager (NTLM) authentication during RPC login.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later)

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