WebAuthenticationFailureAuditEvent.NameToAuthenticate Property


Gets the name of the user to authenticate.

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

public string NameToAuthenticate { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The name of the user to authenticate.

Only the success audits should include the name of the authenticated user. The failure audits should not include the user name, since they typically result from failed decryption or validation.

The following code example shows how to use NameToAuthenticate property.

// Invoked in case of events identified by their event code.and 
// event detailed code.
public SampleWebAuthenticationFailureAuditEvent(
    string msg, object eventSource,
    int eventCode, int detailedCode, string userName):
base(msg, eventSource, eventCode, detailedCode, userName)
    // Perform custom initialization.
    customCreatedMsg =
    string.Format("Event created at: {0}",

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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