HttpRequestMessageExtensions.GetUserPrincipal Method

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Retrieves the IPrincipal for the given request or null if not available.

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

public static IPrincipal GetUserPrincipal(
	this HttpRequestMessage request


Type: System.Net.Http.HttpRequestMessage
The HTTP request.

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Principal.IPrincipal
The IPrincipal or null.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type HttpRequestMessage. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).