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FileAuthorizationModule Class

Verifies that the remote user has NT permissions to access the file requested. This class cannot be inherited.

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


[Visual Basic]
NotInheritable Public Class FileAuthorizationModule
   Implements IHttpModule
public sealed class FileAuthorizationModule : IHttpModule
public __gc __sealed class FileAuthorizationModule : public
public class FileAuthorizationModule implements IHttpModule

Thread Safety

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


This module provides authorization services against file system ACLs. When the Windows authentication module is being used for the application, this module ensures (if in the pipeline) that the requesting user is allowed read access to the resource before executing it.


Namespace: System.Web.Security

Platforms: Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

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

See Also

FileAuthorizationModule Members | System.Web.Security Namespace