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IAuthenticationModule.AuthenticationType Property

Gets the authentication type provided by this authentication module.

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

ReadOnly Property AuthenticationType As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string indicating the authentication type provided by this authentication module.

The AuthenticationType property identifies the authentication type implemented by this authentication module. The AuthenticationType property is used by the AuthenticationManager.Register method to determine if the authentication module has been registered, and by the AuthenticationManager.Unregister method to remove a registered authentication module.

The following example shows how to use the AuthenticationType property. For a complete example refer to the AuthenticationManager class.

      Private m_authenticationType As String
      Private m_canPreAuthenticate As Boolean

      ' The CustomBasic constructor initializes the properties of the customized 
      ' authentication.
      Public Sub New()
        m_authenticationType = "Basic"
        m_canPreAuthenticate = False
      End Sub 'New

      ' Define the authentication type. This type is then used to identify this
      ' custom authentication module. The default is set to Basic.

      Public ReadOnly Property AuthenticationType() As String _
       Implements IAuthenticationModule.AuthenticationType

          Return m_authenticationType
        End Get
      End Property

      ' Define the pre-authentication capabilities for the module. The default is set
      ' to false.

      Public ReadOnly Property CanPreAuthenticate() As Boolean _
       Implements IAuthenticationModule.CanPreAuthenticate

          Return m_canPreAuthenticate
        End Get
      End Property

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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