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PassportPrincipal Class

Note: This API is now obsolete.

Represents a Passport-authenticated principal. This class is deprecated.

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

[ObsoleteAttribute("This type is obsolete. The Passport authentication product is no longer supported and has been superseded by Live ID.")]
public sealed class PassportPrincipal : GenericPrincipal

The PassportPrincipal type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodPassportPrincipalInitializes a new instance of the PassportPrincipal class from a PassportIdentity instance and an array of role names to which the user represented by that PassportIdentity belongs. This class is deprecated.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyIdentityGets the GenericIdentity of the user represented by the current GenericPrincipal. (Inherited from GenericPrincipal.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodIsInRoleDetermines whether the current GenericPrincipal belongs to the specified role. (Inherited from GenericPrincipal.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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This class has been deprecated and is no longer supported. Microsoft Passport Network has been replaced by Windows Live ID. For more information about how to use Windows Live ID to authenticate users in a Web application, see Windows Live ID SDK.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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