Authorization Constructor (String, Boolean)
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Authorization Constructor (String, Boolean)

 

Creates a new instance of the Authorization class with the specified authorization message and completion status.

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

Public Sub New (
	token As String,
	finished As Boolean
)

Parameters

token
Type: System.String

The encrypted authorization message expected by the server.

finished
Type: System.Boolean

The completion status of the authorization attempt. true if the authorization attempt is complete; otherwise, false.

The Authorization instance is created with the Message property set to token and the Complete property set to finished.

The following code example creates a new instance of the Authorization class with the specified authorization message and completion status.

Function Authenticate(ByVal challenge As String, ByVal request As WebRequest, ByVal credentials As ICredentials) As Authorization Implements IAuthenticationModule.Authenticate
    Try
        Dim message As String
        ' Check if Challenge string was raised by a site which requires 'CloneBasic' authentication.
        If challenge Is Nothing Or Not challenge.StartsWith("CloneBasic") Then
            Return Nothing
        End If
        Dim myCredentials As NetworkCredential
        If TypeOf credentials Is CredentialCache Then
            myCredentials = credentials.GetCredential(request.RequestUri, "CloneBasic")
            If myCredentials Is Nothing Then
                Return Nothing
            End If
        Else
            myCredentials = CType(credentials, NetworkCredential)
        End If
        ' Message encryption scheme : 
        ' a)Concatenate username and password seperated by space
        ' b)Apply ASCII encoding to obtain a stream of bytes
        ' c)Apply Base64 Encoding to this array of bytes to obtain our encoded authorization message
        message = myCredentials.UserName + " " + myCredentials.Password
        ' Apply AsciiEncoding to 'message' string to obtain it as an array of bytes.
        Dim ascii As Encoding = Encoding.ASCII
        Dim byteArray(ascii.GetByteCount(message)) As Byte
        byteArray = ascii.GetBytes(message)

        ' Performing Base64 transformation.
        message = Convert.ToBase64String(byteArray)
        Dim myAuthorization As New Authorization("CloneBasic " + message, True)
        Dim protectionRealm() As String = {request.RequestUri.AbsolutePath}
        myAuthorization.ProtectionRealm = protectionRealm

        Return myAuthorization
    Catch e As Exception
        Console.WriteLine("The following exception was raised in Authenticate method:{0}", e.Message)
        Return Nothing
    End Try
End Function 'Authenticate

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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