SiteMapProvider::IsAccessibleToUser Method (HttpContext^, SiteMapNode^)


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Retrieves a Boolean value indicating whether the specified SiteMapNode object can be viewed by the user in the specified context.

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

virtual bool IsAccessibleToUser(
	HttpContext^ context,
	SiteMapNode^ node


Type: System.Web::HttpContext^

The HttpContext that contains user information.

Type: System.Web::SiteMapNode^

The SiteMapNode that is requested by the user.

Return Value

Type: System::Boolean

true if security trimming is enabled and node can be viewed by the user or security trimming is not enabled; otherwise, false.

Exception Condition

context is null.

- or -

node is null.

The default behavior when security trimming is enabled is as described in the following table.


Return Value

The Roles exists on node and the current user is in at least one of the specified roles.

- or -

The current thread has an associated WindowsIdentity that has file access to the requested URL and the URL is located within the directory structure for the application.

- or -

The current user is authorized specifically for the requested URL in the authorization element for the current application and the URL is located within the directory structure for the application.


None of the preceding conditions is met.


.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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