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IIdentity Interface

IIdentity Interface

Defines the basic functionality of an identity object.

For a list of all members of this type, see IIdentity Members.

[Visual Basic]
Public Interface IIdentity
public interface IIdentity
public __gc __interface IIdentity
public interface IIdentity

Classes that Implement IIdentity

Class Description
FormsIdentity Provides a class to be used by FormsAuthenticationModule. This class cannot be inherited.
GenericIdentity Represents a generic user.
PassportIdentity Provides a class to be used by PassportAuthenticationModule. It provides a way for an application to access the Ticket method. This class cannot be inherited.
WindowsIdentity Represents a Windows user.


An identity object represents the user on whose behalf the code is running.


Namespace: System.Security.Principal

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

Assembly: Mscorlib (in Mscorlib.dll)

See Also

IIdentity Members | System.Security.Principal Namespace

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