SessionAuthentication Enumeration


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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

Use the default authentication method during RPC login. The default authentication is equivalent to Negotiate.


Use Kerberos authentication during RPC login.


Use 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.


Use Windows NT LAN Manager (NTLM) authentication during RPC login.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5

System.Diagnostics.Eventing.Reader Namespace
Technology Summary for Reading and Managing Event Logs
Event Log Scenarios

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