SystemWebSectionGroup.Authentication Property

 

Gets the authentication section.

Namespace:   System.Web.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

<ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("authentication")>
Public ReadOnly Property Authentication As AuthenticationSection

The AuthenticationSection object refers to the authentication section of the configuration file.

The following code example shows how to obtain the AuthenticationSection object from the configuration file of an existing Web application.

' Get the authentication section.
Dim authentication _
As AuthenticationSection = _
systemWeb.Authentication
' Read section information.
info = authentication.SectionInformation
name = info.SectionName
type = info.Type
declared = info.IsDeclared.ToString()
msg = String.Format("Name:     {0}" + _
ControlChars.Lf + "Declared: {1}" + _
ControlChars.Lf + "Type:     {2}" + _
ControlChars.Lf, name, declared, type)

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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