Authentication Class

Specifies a client proxy that provides user authentication for SharePoint sites that use forms-based authentication.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
  System.MarshalByRefObject
    System.ComponentModel.Component
      System.Web.Services.Protocols.WebClientProtocol
        System.Web.Services.Protocols.HttpWebClientProtocol
          System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapHttpClientProtocol
            websvcAuthentication.Authentication

Namespace:  websvcAuthentication
Assembly:  STSSOAP (in STSSOAP.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
<WebServiceBindingAttribute(Name := "AuthenticationSoap", Namespace := "http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/soap/")> _
Public Class Authentication _
    Inherits SoapHttpClientProtocol
'Usage
Dim instance As Authentication
[WebServiceBindingAttribute(Name = "AuthenticationSoap", Namespace = "http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/soap/")]
public class Authentication : SoapHttpClientProtocol

Remarks

There are three authentication systems available to SharePoint sites: Windows authentication, Microsoft Windows Live ID authentication (formerly known as "Passport" authentication), and Forms authentication. For more information about types of authentication, see ASP.NET Authentication.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also

Reference

Authentication Members

websvcAuthentication Namespace

Other Resources

Authorization and Authentication

ASP.NET Authentication