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AuthenticationLevel Enumeration

Describes the authentication level to be used to connect to WMI. This is used for the COM connection to WMI.

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

public enum AuthenticationLevel

Member nameDescription
DefaultThe default COM authentication level. WMI uses the default Windows Authentication setting.
NoneNo COM authentication.
ConnectConnect-level COM authentication.
CallCall-level COM authentication.
PacketPacket-level COM authentication.
PacketIntegrityPacket Integrity-level COM authentication.
PacketPrivacyPacket Privacy-level COM authentication.
UnchangedAuthentication level should remain as it was before.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

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