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AuthorizationRuleCollection Class

Represents a collection of AuthorizationRule objects. This class cannot be inherited.

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

[ConfigurationCollectionAttribute(typeof(AuthorizationRule), AddItemName = "allow,deny", 
	CollectionType = ConfigurationElementCollectionType.BasicMapAlternate)]
public sealed class AuthorizationRuleCollection : ConfigurationElementCollection

The AuthorizationRuleCollection type allows access to the elements of the authorization section collection.

The following code example shows how to obtain the AuthorizationRuleCollection object from the configuration file of an existing Web application. You use this object to access its members as shown in the following topics. The configuration file will contain a setup similar to the following.

  <allow users="userName" roles="admin" verbs="post" />
  <deny users="*" verbs="post"/>
// Get the Web application configuration.
System.Configuration.Configuration configuration = 
// Get the section.
AuthorizationSection authorizationSection = 
// Get the authorization rule collection.
AuthorizationRuleCollection authorizationRuleCollection = 

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0