Roles.IsUserInRole Method (String)
Gets a value indicating whether the currently logged-on user is in the specified role. The API is only intended to be called within the context of an ASP.NET request thread, and in that sanctioned use case it is thread-safe.
Assembly: System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
The RoleProvider.IsUserInRole method of the default role provider to determine whether the currently logged-on user is associated with a role from the data source for the application that is specified in the ApplicationName property. The currently logged-on user is identified by the HttpContext.User property of the current System.Web.HttpContext, or by Thread.CurrentPrincipal for non-HTTP hosting environments. If no user is logged on, an exception will be thrown. Only the roles for the application that is specified in the ApplicationName property are retrieved.method calls the
If CacheRolesInCookie is true, then roleName may be checked against the roles cache rather than the specified role provider.
Available since 2.0