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IsAccessibleToUser Method

SiteMapNode.IsAccessibleToUser Method

Gets a value indicating whether the specified site map node can be viewed by the user in the specified context.

Namespace:  System.Web
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public virtual bool IsAccessibleToUser(
	HttpContext context


Type: System.Web.HttpContext

The HttpContext that contains user information.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if any one of the following conditions is met: the security trimming is enabled and the current user is a member of at least one of the roles allowing access to view the site map node; the current user is authorized specifically for the requested node's URL in the authorization element for the current application and the URL is located within the directory structure for the application; the current thread has an associated WindowsIdentity that has file access to the requested node's URL and the URL is located within the directory structure for the application; or security trimming is not enabled and therefore any user is allowed to view the site map node; otherwise, false.


The specified context is null.

The IsAccessibleToUser method calls the IsAccessibleToUser method of the provider that the node is associated with, passing the specified context.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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