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IIdentity.AuthenticationType Property

Gets the type of authentication used.

[Visual Basic]
ReadOnly Property AuthenticationType As String
string AuthenticationType {get;}
__property String* get_AuthenticationType();
function get AuthenticationType() : String;

Property Value

The type of authentication used to identify the user.


The authentication type is passed to the common language runtime by the operating system or by another authentication provider. Basic authentication, NTLM, Kerberos, and Passport are examples of authentication types.


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

See Also

IIdentity Interface | IIdentity Members | System.Security.Principal Namespace