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Authentication and Authorization in the .NET Framework with Visual Basic

The .NET Framework provides an extensible framework for authorizing and authenticating users. The topics in this section provide an overview of these concepts and list the commonly used classes

Basics of .NET Framework User Operations (Visual Basic)

Discusses how to work with application authorization in the .NET Framework and how to use role-based security.

Walkthrough: Implementing Custom Authentication and Authorization (Visual Basic)

Demonstrates how to implement custom authentication and authorization, and how to override the application thread's default identity.

Classes Used in .NET Framework User Operations (Visual Basic)

Lists the classes used in the .NET Framework that form the basis of the user-authentication system.