Sets the identity of the user for an ASP.NET application when Windows authentication is enabled. This class cannot be inherited.
Assembly: System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
Thetype exposes the following members.
|Dispose||Releases all resources, other than memory, used by the .|
|Equals(Object)||Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|Finalize||Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetHashCode||Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetType||Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)|
|Init||Initializes the object.|
|MemberwiseClone||Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|ToString||Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)|
When the authentication Mode is set to Windows, the sets the User property of the current HttpContext to an IPrincipal object that represents the Windows identity supplied by IIS for the current request. If IIS uses anonymous authentication, then the uses the identity returned by the GetAnonymous method.
The exposes an Authenticate event that enables you to provide a custom IPrincipal object for the User property of the current HttpContext. The Authenticate event is accessed by specifying a subroutine named WindowsAuthentication_OnAuthenticate in the Global.asax file for your ASP.NET application.
In IIS 7.0, using the class with the FormsAuthenticationModule class is not supported. For more information about compatibility issues in Integrated mode, see Moving an ASP.NET Application from IIS 6.0 to IIS 7.0.
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.