AuthenticationManager.Authenticate Method (String, WebRequest, ICredentials)
Calls each registered authentication module to find the first module that can respond to the authentication request.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
Public Shared Function Authenticate ( challenge As String, request As WebRequest, credentials As ICredentials ) As Authorization
The challenge returned by the Internet resource.
challenge is null.
request is null.
credentials is null.
The first Authorization instance returned is used to authenticate the request. If no authentication module can authenticate the request, the method returns null.
Authentication modules are called in the order in which they are registered with the AuthenticationManager.
Available since 1.1