ImpersonationLevel Enumeration

 

Describes the impersonation level to be used to connect to WMI.

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

public enum ImpersonationLevel

Member nameDescription
Anonymous

Anonymous COM impersonation level that hides the identity of the caller. Calls to WMI may fail with this impersonation level.

Default

Default impersonation.

Delegate

Delegate-level COM impersonation level that allows objects to permit other objects to use the credentials of the caller. This level, which will work with WMI calls but may constitute an unnecessary security risk, is supported only under Windows 2000.

Identify

Identify-level COM impersonation level that allows objects to query the credentials of the caller. Calls to WMI may fail with this impersonation level.

Impersonate

Impersonate-level COM impersonation level that allows objects to use the credentials of the caller. This is the recommended impersonation level for WMI calls.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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