Authorization::ConnectionGroupId Property


The .NET API Reference documentation has a new home. Visit the .NET API Browser on to see the new experience.

Gets a unique identifier for user-specific connections.

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

property String^ ConnectionGroupId {
	String^ get();

Property Value

Type: System::String^

A unique string that associates a connection with an authenticating entity.

The ConnectionGroupId property is a unique string that associates a connection with a specific authenticating entity. For example, the NTLM authorization module ties the authentication credential information to a specific connection to prevent invalid reuse of the connection.

The following code example uses the ConnectionGroupId property to get the group identifier returned by the server. For a complete example, refer to the AuthenticationManager class.

// Create the encrypted string according to the Basic authentication format as
// follows:
// a)Concatenate username and password separated by colon;
// b)Apply ASCII encoding to obtain a stream of bytes;
// c)Apply Base64 Encoding to this array of bytes to obtain the encoded
// authorization.
String^ BasicEncrypt = String::Concat( MyCreds->UserName, ":", MyCreds->Password );
String^ BasicToken = String::Concat( "Basic ", Convert::ToBase64String( ASCII->GetBytes( BasicEncrypt ) ) );

// Create an Authorization object using the above encoded authorization.
Authorization^ resourceAuthorization = gcnew Authorization( BasicToken );

// Get the Message property which contains the authorization string that the
// client returns to the server when accessing protected resources
Console::WriteLine( "\n Authorization Message: {0}", resourceAuthorization->Message );

// Get the Complete property which is set to true when the authentication process
// between the client and the server is finished.
Console::WriteLine( "\n Authorization Complete: {0}", resourceAuthorization->Complete );

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Return to top