AuthorizationContext Class

Encapsulates the information that is required for using an AuthorizeAttribute attribute.


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

public class AuthorizationContext extends ControllerContext

The AuthorizationContext type exposes the following members.

Public methodAuthorizationContext()Initializes a new instance of the AuthorizationContext class.
Public methodAuthorizationContext(ControllerContext) Obsolete. Initializes a new instance of the AuthorizationContext class using the specified controller context.
Public methodAuthorizationContext(ControllerContext, ActionDescriptor)Initializes a new instance of the AuthorizationContext class using the specified controller context and action descriptor.

Public propertyActionDescriptorProvides information about the action method that is marked by the AuthorizeAttribute attribute, such as its name, controller, parameters, attributes, and filters.
Public propertyControllerGets or sets the controller. (Inherited from ControllerContext.)
Public propertyDisplayModeGets the display mode. (Inherited from ControllerContext.)
Public propertyHttpContextGets or sets the HTTP context. (Inherited from ControllerContext.)
Public propertyIsChildActionGets a value that indicates whether the associated action method is a child action. (Inherited from ControllerContext.)
Public propertyParentActionViewContextGets an object that contains the view context information for the parent action method. (Inherited from ControllerContext.)
Public propertyRequestContextGets or sets the request context. (Inherited from ControllerContext.)
Public propertyResultGets or sets the result that is returned by an action method.
Public propertyRouteDataGets or sets the URL route data. (Inherited from ControllerContext.)

Public methodEquals (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalize (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCode (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetType (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseClone (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToString (Inherited from Object.)

When an action method is marked with the AuthorizeAttribute attribute, an AuthorizationContext instance is passed to the OnAuthorization method. The AuthorizationContext class encapsulates information about the controller, HTTP context, request context, route data, action descriptor, and action result.

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