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Authorization Class

Contains an authentication message for an Internet server.

For a list of all members of this type, see Authorization Members.


[Visual Basic]
Public Class Authorization
public class Authorization
public __gc class Authorization
public class Authorization

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


The AuthenticationManager returns an instance of the Authorization class containing the authentication message that is sent to the Internet server to indicate that the client (such as WebRequest or one of its descendants) is authorized to access the server.

The Authorization instance is created by the authentication module that the AuthenticationManager designates to handle the request.


Namespace: System.Net

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

Assembly: System (in System.dll)

See Also

Authorization Members | System.Net Namespace | IAuthenticationModule