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DataServiceConfiguration.SetEntitySetAccessRule Method

Sets the permissions for the specified entity set resource.

Namespace:  System.Data.Services
Assembly:  System.Data.Services (in System.Data.Services.dll)

Public Sub SetEntitySetAccessRule ( _
	name As String, _
	rights As EntitySetRights _


Type: System.String
Name of the entity set for which to set permissions.
Type: System.Data.Services.EntitySetRights
Access rights to be granted to this resource, passed as an EntitySetRights value.


IDataServiceConfiguration.SetEntitySetAccessRule(String, EntitySetRights)

When you specify a value of an asterisk (*) for the name parameter, permissions are set for all entity sets that do not have the permissions explicitly set.

This example shows the code-behind page for a Northwind-based data service, with access granted to selected entity sets.

Imports System.Data.Services
Imports System.Linq
Imports System.ServiceModel.Web

Public Class Northwind
    Inherits DataService(Of NorthwindEntities)

    ' This method is called only once to initialize service-wide policies.
    Public Shared Sub InitializeService(ByVal config As DataServiceConfiguration)
        ' Grant only the rights needed to support the client application.
        config.SetEntitySetAccessRule("Orders", EntitySetRights.AllRead _
             Or EntitySetRights.WriteMerge _
             Or EntitySetRights.WriteReplace)
        config.SetEntitySetAccessRule("Order_Details", EntitySetRights.AllRead _
            Or EntitySetRights.AllWrite)
        config.SetEntitySetAccessRule("Customers", EntitySetRights.AllRead)
    End Sub
End Class

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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