3.1.4.2.4.1 AuthenticationMode

The AuthenticationMode simple type specifies the authentication mode for the Mode WSDL operation.

 <s:simpleType name="AuthenticationMode">
   <s:restriction base="s:string">
     <s:enumeration value="None"/>
     <s:enumeration value="Windows"/>
     <s:enumeration value="Passport"/>
     <s:enumeration value="Forms"/>
   </s:restriction>
 </s:simpleType>

The following table defines the allowable values for the AuthenticationMode simple type.

Value

Description

None<3>

No authentication is used or a custom authentication scheme is used.

Windows

Authentication is handled by Internet Information Services (IIS). The application context uses a security token that is received from IIS.

Passport<4>

Windows Live ID is used for authentication.

Forms

A protocol client submits credentials by using an HTML form. If the protocol server authenticates the protocol client, it issues a cookie to the protocol client and the protocol client presents that cookie in subsequent requests.