Represents a user identity authenticated using forms authentication. This class cannot be inherited.
Assembly: System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
The class is used by the FormsAuthenticationModule when a user is authenticated with forms authentication. An instance of the class is created using the FormsAuthenticationTicket that is decrypted from the forms-authentication cookie or from the URL. The new instance of the class is used to construct a new GenericPrincipal object that is set as the value of the User property for the current HttpContext.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98
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