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AuthenticationType Property
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IIdentity.AuthenticationType Property

Gets the type of authentication used.

Namespace:  System.Security.Principal
Assemblies:   mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
  System.Security.Principal (in System.Security.Principal.dll)

string AuthenticationType { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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