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NegotiateStream.RemoteIdentity Property

Gets information about the identity of the remote party sharing this authenticated stream.

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

Public Overridable ReadOnly Property RemoteIdentity As IIdentity

Property Value

Type: System.Security.Principal.IIdentity
An IIdentity object that describes the identity of the remote endpoint.


Authentication failed or has not occurred.

When accessed by the client, this property returns a GenericIdentity containing the Service Principal Name (SPN) of the server and the authentication protocol used. When accessed by the server, this property returns a WindowsIdentity that describes the client. If the WindowsIdentity is not available, client information is returned to the server in a GenericIdentity.

The following code example demonstrates displaying the value of this property.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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