Defines the basic functionality of a principal object.
public interface class IPrincipal
IPrincipal type exposes the following members.
Name Description Identity Gets the identity of the current principal. Top
Name Description IsInRole Determines whether the current principal belongs to the specified role. Top
A principal object represents the security context of the user on whose behalf the code is running, including that user's identity (
) and any roles to which they belong. IIdentity
All principal objects are required to implement the
interface. IPrincipal .NET Framework
Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
.NET Framework Client Profile
Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: Portable Class Library
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see
.NET Framework System Requirements.
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