IIdentity.AuthenticationType Property

Gets the type of authentication used.

Namespace:  System.Security.Principal
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
ReadOnly Property AuthenticationType As String
string AuthenticationType { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The type of authentication used to identify the user.

Remarks

The authentication type is passed to the common language runtime by the operating system or by another authentication provider. Basic authentication, NTLM, Kerberos, and Passport are examples of authentication types.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.