AuthenticatedStream Constructor

Note: This constructor is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Initializes a new instance of the AuthenticatedStream class.

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

protected AuthenticatedStream (
	Stream innerStream,
	bool leaveInnerStreamOpen
protected AuthenticatedStream (
	Stream innerStream, 
	boolean leaveInnerStreamOpen
protected function AuthenticatedStream (
	innerStream : Stream, 
	leaveInnerStreamOpen : boolean



A Stream object used by the AuthenticatedStream for sending and receiving data.


A Boolean that indicates whether closing this AuthenticatedStream object also closes innerStream.

Exception typeCondition


innerStream is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


innerStream is equal to Null.

When you specify true for the leaveStreamOpen parameter, closing the AuthenticatedStream has no effect on the innerStream stream.

This constructor is provided for implementers of authenticated streams, and can be called only by classes that are derived from AuthenticatedStream.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0