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Accessing User Data

This section contains topics dealing with the My.User object and tasks that you can accomplish with it.

The My.User object provides access to information about the logged-on user by returning an object that implements the IPrincipal interface.

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Get the user's login name

How to: Determine a User's Login Name

Get the user's domain name, if the application uses Windows authentication

How to: Determine the User's Domain

Determine the user's role

How to: Determine if a User is in a Group

Implement custom authentication

Walkthrough: Implementing Custom Authentication and Authorization

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