IHttpUser::GetPrimaryToken Method

IIS 7.0

Returns the user primary token.

virtual HANDLE GetPrimaryToken(
) = 0;

This method takes no parameters.

A HANDLE that represents the primary token for the user; otherwise, NULL.

The SupportsIsInRole and IsInRole methods return FALSE and E_NOTIMPL, respectively. Therefore, use the handle returned from either the GetImpersonationToken or GetPrimaryToken method for role-based authorization.

IHttpUser implementers are responsible for resource management with this data; therefore, IHttpUser implementers must call CloseHandle on the handle when it is no longer needed.

IHttpUser implementers are responsible for resource management with this data; therefore, IHttpUser clients must not call CloseHandle on the returned handle when this data is no longer needed. Furthermore, clients must not change the state of the memory referenced by this handle, because an access violation will be thrown or the data will become invalid.


The following code example demonstrates how to create an HTTP module that clears the response headers and body and then returns user information to the client as an XML document.

The above code writes XML that is similar to the following to the response stream.

<?xml version="1.0" ?>
<user primaryToken="valid" />

Your module must export the RegisterModule function. You can export this function by creating a module definition (.def) file for your project, or you can compile the module by using the /EXPORT:RegisterModule switch. For more information, see Walkthrough: Creating a Request-Level HTTP Module By Using Native Code.

You can optionally compile the code by using the __stdcall (/Gz) calling convention instead of explicitly declaring the calling convention for each function.





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